INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Discontinued state unique procedure codes for American Sign Language interpreter services.
Effective Date: October 1, 2003.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after October 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration will discontinue all state-unique procedure codes previously used for billing American Sign Language interpreter services. This memorandum provides the correct HCPCS codes to use.
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:email@example.com.
October 6, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section