WSR 05-03-085

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 17, 2005, 1:06 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 05-02 MAA.

Subject: Ground and air ambulance medical transportation program and Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA) transportation program: Policy and rate changes.

Effective Date: February 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after February 1, 2005, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) is implementing policy and rate changes for ambulance services, consistent with the changes to chapter 388-546 WAC adopted in August 2004.

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 2005"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

January 12, 2005

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office