WSR 03-02-071

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed December 27, 2002, 4:54 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-81 MAA.

Subject: Updates to the nondurable medical supplies and equipment (MSE) billing instructions.

Effective Date: November 1, 2002.

Document Description: The purpose of this memorandum is to provide providers with updates to billing instructions due to revisions to WAC 388-543-1000 and 388-543-2200. Please note changes in billing policy/procedures and definitions of terms used in MAA's nondurable medical supplies and equipment (MSE) billing instructions.

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