WSR 01-03-056

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 11, 2001, 4:09 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 00-86 MAA.

Subject: New CPT procedure code billable for optometrists.

Effective Date: January 1, 2001.

Document Description: The purpose of this memorandum is to inform optometrists that effective with dates of service on or after January 1, 2001, optometrists may bill CPT code 99172.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Kevin Sullivan, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, DSHS, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45530, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1344 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov (click on Numbered Memorandum link), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:sullikm@dshs.wa.gov.

January 9, 2001

Ann Myers, Acting Manager

Regulatory Improvement Project

Washington State Code Reviser's Office