WSR 02-17-095

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 20, 2002, 4:18 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-09 MAA.

Subject: Pharmacy reimbursement for Plan B emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs).

Effective Date: Effective for dates of service on and after March 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on and after March 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will reimburse pharmacy providers for Plan B emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs).

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.

August 15, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office