INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Private duty nursing.
Effective Date: October 2003.
Document Description: These are billing instructions for private duty nursing providers to use when billing for services rendered to medical assistance clients. THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN UPDATED TO BE HIPAA COMPLIANT. Procedure codes have changes. Also included in this document are definitions, purpose of program, client eligibility, billable services, billing information, fee schedule, and how to complete the HCFA-1500 claim form.
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/download/publicationsfees.htm (click on "Numbered Memoranda," "Year 2003"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 29, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section