WSR 09-12-088

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed June 1, 2009, 11:21 a.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department of social and health services.

Health and Recovery Services Administration

Division of Rates and Finance



Document Title: Public Notice.

Subject: Notice of rule changes.

Effective Date: July 1, 2009.

Document Description: The department is proposing changes to disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment methods to comply with state rules and the state's 2009 - 2011 budget. This will include: DSH payment redistribution; eliminating small rural, small rural indigent assistance, and nonrural indigent assistance DSH programs; adding an outpatient component to general assistance - unemployable (GAU) DSH; and possible other revisions.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Ann Myers, Office of Rules and Publications, P.O. Box 45504, Olympia, WA 98504-5504, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax 1-360-586-9727, e-mail myersea@dshs.wa.gov.

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