WSR 02-23-055

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 15, 2002, 4:33 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-84 MAA.

Subject: Acceptable identifiers for prescriber ID field.

Effective Date: January 1, 2003.

Document Description: Effective January 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will deny claims for the prescription drug program if the prescriber's name is entered in the prescriber ID field. MAA will only authorize payment for claims that meet the criteria in this memorandum.

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.

November 12, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office