WSR 02-18-029

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 23, 2002, 4:07 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-70 MAA.

Subject: New reimbursement methodology for dialysis sessions billed by free-standing kidney centers.

Effective Date: September 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after September 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will apply the new reimbursement methodology to billings from free-standing kidney centers for dialysis sessions.

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 20, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office