WSR 02-14-045

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed June 26, 2002, 3:57 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-41 MAA.

Subject: Vendor rate increase for occupational therapists.

Effective Date: July 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2002, MAA will implement:

The updated Medicare physician fee schedule data base (MPFSDB) year 2002 relative value units (RVUs);
The year 2002 additions of current procedural terminology (CPTtm) codes;
Changes to the Health Care Financing Administration common procedure coding system (HCPCS) Level II codes;
Technical changes; and
A legislatively appropriated 1.5% vendor rate increase.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Kevin Sullivan, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1344 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov (click on Numbered Memorandum link), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:sullikm@dshs.wa.gov.

June 21, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office