WSR 03-02-069

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed December 27, 2002, 4:51 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-90 MAA.

Subject: Prescription drug program updates.

Effective Date: February 1, 2003.

Document Description: The Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) is implementing the following changes to the prescription drug program:

1. Updates to the maximum allowable cost (MAC) list;

2. Retroactive price adjustments to the certified average wholesale prices (CAWP) for selected drugs; and

3. Additional spacers billable on the point of sale (POS) system.

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.

December 26, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office