WSR 02-18-097

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 3, 2002, 3:26 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-73 MAA.

Subject: Disease management program - UPDATE.

Effective Date: September 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective April 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) implemented a disease management program that provides additional resources for eligible clients' current medical care. This numbered memorandum provides detailed information about the DM program and client eligibility requirements. There are approximately 20,000 fee-for-service (FFS) clients in Washington who may qualify to participate in this program.

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 29, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office