WSR 03-23-078

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 17, 2003, 10:29 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 03-46 MAA.

Subject: Prenatal genetic counseling: Fee schedule changes and discontinued state-unique procedure codes.

Effective Date: July 10, 2003.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after August 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will:

Implement the updated Medicare physician fee schedule data base (MPFSDB) Year 2003 relative value units (RVUs); and
Discontinue all state-unique procedure codes previously used in the Prenatal Diagnosis Genetic Counseling Billing 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 98504-5533, 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

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