INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Legal Services
Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment TN #08-017.
Effective Date: October 1, 2008.
Document Description: The health and recovery services administration plans to update the Title XIX Medicaid State Plan via State Plan Amendment TN #08-017. This is to comply with a request from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to amend Attachment 4.19-A, addressing medicaid liability for treatments for which medicare will not pay, including hospital-acquired conditions (HAC), serious reportable events (aka "never events"), and present on admission (POA).
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Ann Myers, Division of Legal Services, P.O. Box 45504, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD/TTY 800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, web site weblink http://maa.dshs.wa.gov.