WSR 01-22-053

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed October 31, 2001, 4:34 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document title: Numbered Memorandum 01-62 MAA

Subject: Update to the oxygen and respiratory therapy billing instructions fee schedule.

Effective Date: October 1, 2001.

Document Description: Retroactive to claims with dates of service on and after October 1, 2001, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) changed the maximum allowable fee for HCPCS code A4627 and added limits to A4627 and A4614. This memo outlines these changes and page replacements for the Oxygen and Respiratory Therapy Billing Instructions are attached.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Kevin Sullivan, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, 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.

October 30, 2001

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office