WSR 02-11-018

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed May 3, 2002, 4:23 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-14 MAA.

Subject: Budget restrictions for major trauma enhanced payments.

Effective Date: April 9, 2002.

Document Description: On April 4, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration suspended making major trauma enhanced payments until July 1, 2003, except for ambulance services. This suspension will first be reflected on the April 15, 2002, remittance and status report (RA). Providers will continue to receive the regular reimbursements for any medical assistance clients. Distribution of this biennium's funds has been made.

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.

May 2, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office