WSR 02-24-023

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 26, 2002, 3:46 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-83 MAA.

Subject: Coordination of Medicaid coverage for HO clients temporarily residing in chemical dependency treatment facilities.

Effective Date: December 1, 2002.

Document Description: The purpose of this memorandum is to give providers an updated protocol to follow when a healthy options client enters a residential treatment facility for chemical dependency.

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.

November 25, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office