INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Vendor rate increase for outpatient hospitals.
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:
|•||The updated Medicare physician fee schedule data base (MPFSDB) year 2002 relative value units (RVUs);|
|•||The updated Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule (MCLFS);|
|•||Additions to the year 2002 current procedural terminology (CPTTM) codes;|
|•||Changes to the health care financing administration common procedure coding system (HCPCS) Level II codes;|
|•||Technical changes; and|
|•||An appropriated 1.5% vendor rate increase.|
July 3, 2002
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section