INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Rescinding rate increase for newborn screening code S3620.
Effective Date: Retroactive to dates of service on and after July 1, 2003.
Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after July 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration rescinds the rate increase for HCPCS code S3620. The reimbursement rate for newborn screens will remain at $43.90. This memorandum explains the reason.
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.
October 6, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section