INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Update to the RBRVS, anesthesiology RVG, and vendor rate increase.
Effective Date: July 1, 2002.
Document Description: Effective for dates of services on and after July 1, 2002, MAA will implement:
The updated MPFSDB year 2002 RVUs;
The updated year 2002 relative value guide BAUs;
The updated MCLFS;
The year 2002 additions of CPT codes and changes to the HCPCS Level II codes;
A legislatively appropriated 1.5% rate increase;
Updated conversion factors; and
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:firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 18, 2002
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section