INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Prosthetic and orthotic devices: Fee schedule changes.
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 2005 current procedural terminology (CPT)¦ healthcare common procedure coding system (HCPCS) Level II code additions as discussed in this memorandum;
• Add updates to maximum allowable fees for the year 2005; and
• Update policy related to prosthetic and orthotic devices.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 3, 2005
Ann Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section