WSR 05-03-045

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 11, 2005, 2:43 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-95 MAA.

Subject: Outpatient hospitals updates: Year 2005 CPT and HCPCS.

Effective Date: January 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2005, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will begin using the year 2005 current procedural terminology (CPT) and HCPCS Level II code updates as discussed in this memorandum. Maximum allowable fees for the year 2005 new codes are added to the fee schedule.

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.

January 3, 2005

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office