INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
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:firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 9, 2001
Ann Myers, Acting Manager
Regulatory Improvement Project