WSR 02-19-085

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 16, 2002, 4:31 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-56 MAA.

Subject: Vendor rate increase for dental-related services.

Effective Date: July 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) implemented an average 1.5% vendor rate increase for fee-for-service programs, as authorized by the 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act. MAA applied the full amount allocated for vendor rate increases for the children's and adults' dental programs to specific procedures only.

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.

September 9, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office