WSR 03-23-085

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 17, 2003, 10:37 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 03-54 MAA.

Subject: Telehealth.

Effective Date: October 1, 2003.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after October 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will reimburse approved providers for covered services provided to MAA clients via telehealth when it is considered medically necessary. All telehealth policies and reimbursement methodologies are outlined in this memorandum.

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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