WSR 01-23-043

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 15, 2001, 4:29 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 01-64 MAA REISSUED.

Subject: EPSDT screening rate increase for foster care children.

Effective Date: November 1, 2001.

Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on and after November 1, 2001, through June 30, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will increase the reimbursement rate for early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment (EPSDT) screenings for foster care children who receive their medical services through MAA's fee-for-service system.

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.

November 5, 2001

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office