WSR 02-04-098

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed February 5, 2002, 12:44 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-03 MAA.

Subject: Enhanced reimbursement to ambulance providers who transport Medicaid clients with major trauma.

Effective Date: Retroactive to dates of service on and after July 1, 2001.

Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after July 1, 2001, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) offers enhanced reimbursement to ambulance transportation providers who transport eligible Medicaid (Title XIX) clients with major trauma to a designated trauma center.

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.

January 31, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office