WSR 05-02-089

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 5, 2005, 9:39 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-93 MAA.

Subject: Ambulatory surgery centers: Fee schedule update.

Effective Date: January 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2005, the Medical Assistance Administration will adopt the 2005 Medicare fee schedule database (MFSDB) ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) groupers for the new January 1, 2005, CPT procedure codes.

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 2004"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

December 30, 2004

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office