INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Chemical dependency.
Effective Date: October 2003.
Document Description: These are updated HIPAA-compliance billing instructions for chemical dependency providers to use when billing medical assistance eligible clients. Included in this document are definitions, updated fee schedule, general program policies, and claim form instructions.
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, phone (360) 725-1344 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov (click on Billing Instructions link), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:email@example.com.
September 3, 2003
E. A. Myers
Regulatory Improvement Project