WSR 03-23-076

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 17, 2003, 10:27 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 03-44 MAA.

Subject: Outpatient hospitals: Fee schedule changes and procedure code updates.

Effective Date: July 10, 2003.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) has updated the maximum allowable fees for outpatient hospital services.

Effective for dates of service on and after August 1, 2003, the MAA, in accordance with the Medicare fee schedule data base, has added the following procedure codes to the list of codes that MAA will reimburse according to the maximum allowable fee schedule.

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:sullikm@dshs.wa.gov.

November 13, 2003

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office