WSR 05-03-050

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 11, 2005, 2:49 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 05-01 MAA.

Subject: Prescription drug program: Expedited prior authorization updates.

Effective Date: Week of February 7, 2005.

Document Description: Effective the week of February 7, 2005, and after, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement the changes to expedited prior authorization codes and criteria for MAA's prescription drug program outlined in this memorandum.

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 5, 2005

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office