INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Year 2003 changes and additions to CPT and HCPCS codes for physician-related services.
Effective Date: January 1, 2003, Dates of service.
Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on and after January 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will begin using the Year 2003 CPT™ and HCPCS Level II code additions as discussed in this memorandum. Maximum allowable fees for the year 2003 additions and 2003 base anesthesia units (BAU) are also included.
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:firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 17, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section