INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Deadline extension for prior authorization policy.
Effective Date: January 2, 2003.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after February 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will require providers to submit written requests for prior authorization to MAA on a HCFA-1500 claim form with the date of service left blank and a copy of the prescription attached.
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:email@example.com.
February 28, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section