WSR 02-15-059

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed July 11, 2002, 4:20 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-48 MAA.

Subject: Vendor rate increase for nondurable MSE.

Effective Date: July 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement a 1.5% vendor rate increase as authorized by the 2001-2003 Biennium Appropriations Act. This rate increase has been applied across the board for state-unique procedure codes. Providers are reimbursed Medicare rates for HCPCS codes.

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.

July 3, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office