WSR 05-02-087

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 5, 2005, 9:37 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-28 MAA.

Subject: Orthodontic services program updates.

Effective Date: January 8, 2005.

Document Description: Effective January 8, 2005, MAA is updating and clarifying existing policy in chapter 388-535A WAC, Orthodontic services. MAA is removing the orthodontics for children portion of the current Dental Program (Adults/Children) Billing Instructions and publishing a new stand-alone Orthodontic Services Billing Instructions, dated January 2005.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Rules and Publications Section, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Policy and Analysis, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1349 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/download/publicationsfees.htm (click on "Numbered Memos," "Year 2003"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

December 27, 2004

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office