INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the health care authority (HCA).
Legal and Administrative Services
Subject: Medicaid program of the HCA will require hospitals, kidney centers, home health agencies, and hospice agencies to identify an attending, operating, or other provider.
Effective Date: July 1, 2012.
Effective for dates of service on and after September 4, 2012, the medicaid program of HCA will require hospitals, kidney centers, home health agencies, and hospice agencies to identify an attending, operating, or other provider in agreement with recent guidelines published by the National Uniform Billing Committee on the institutional claim form submitted to the agency for payment.
For additional information, contact Amber Dassow, HCA, P.O. Box 45504, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.