WSR 09-12-107

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed June 2, 2009, 12:12 p.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 (HRSA)

Division of Rates and Finance



Document Title: HRSA Numbered Memorandum.

Subject: Program and fee schedule changes and procedure code updates.

Effective Date: July 1, 2009.

Document Description: The numbered memoranda listed below, and sent by HRSA to affected provider groups and managed care organizations, describe HRSA's program and fee schedule changes and procedure code updates that will be implemented as of July 1, 2009. The memoranda describe adjustments in certain medicaid payments that HRSA will implement in accordance with the operating budget as passed by the legislature for state fiscal years 2010 and 2011. These memoranda may be accessed, downloaded, and printed at http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov.


Memo Number Subject/Program
09-24 July 1, 2009, fee schedule and procedure code changes.
09-25 Blood bank services.
09-26 Chiropractic services for children.
09-27 Dental program.
09-28 Diabetes education program.
09-29 Wheelchairs, durable medical equipment, and supplies.
09-30 Enteral nutrition.
09-31 Early periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment program.
09-32 Family planning providers, HRSA-approved hearing aids and services.
09-33 Kidney center services.
09-34 Medical nutrition therapy.
09-35 Mental health services for children.
09-36 Neurodevelopmental centers.
09-37 Occupational therapy program.
09-38 Oxygen program.
09-39 Physical therapy program hospital services.
09-40 Physician-related services.
09-41 Planned home births and births in birthing centers.
09-42 Prosthetic and orthotic devices.
09-43 Prenatal diagnosis genetic counseling.
09-44 Psychologist.
09-45 School-based healthcare services.
09-46 Speech/audiology program.
09-47 Vision care.
09-48 Nondurable medical supplies and equipment.
09-49 Chemical dependency.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Amber Dassow, Office of Rules and Publications, P.O. Box 45504, Olympia, WA 98504-5504, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY (800) 848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail dassoal@dshs.wa.gov, web site http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov (click the Billing Instructions and Numbered Memorandum link to download and print).

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