WSR 03-06-088

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 4, 2003, 3:57 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 03-03 MAA.

Subject: Updates to prescription drug program expedited prior authorization codes and criteria.

Effective Date: February 1, 2003.

Document Description: Included with the attached February 2003 update of the Medical Assistance Administration's (MAA's) prescription drug program billing instructions is a revised expedited prior authorization (EPA) criteria code list. This EPA criteria code list is effective February 1, 2003, and contains revised criteria and codes, as well as additions and deletions of certain drugs, and replaces Memorandum #00-08.

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 26, 2003

E. A. Myers, Manager

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