WSR 03-06-084

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 4, 2003, 3:56 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-95 MAA.

Subject: Targeted vendor rate increase for ambulance services.

Effective Date: January 6, 2003.

Document Description: Effective with dates of service on and after January 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement a one-time targeted vendor rate increase for ambulance services equal to approximately 25% of MAA's overall budget for the ambulance transportation program. This action was authorized by the 2002 legislature. Based on input from the Washington Ambulance Association (WAA), MAA will apply the rate increases stipulated in the numbered memorandum.

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.

February 28, 2003

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

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