WSR 13-11-100


[ Filed May 20, 2013, 1:11 p.m. ]


     Title or Subject: Public Notice - State Plan Amendment 13-15 Trauma Payments.

     Effective Date: July 1, 2013.

     Description: The agency intends to submit Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 13-15 to amend the trauma supplemental payment methodology to comply with state and federal rules and the state's 2013-2015 budget. Changes will include creation of a hospital trauma upper payment limit payment, and other possible revisions. The annual aggregate expenditures for the trauma program are expected to remain the same.

     For additional information, contact Scott Palafox, Office of Hospital Finance, 626 8th Avenue S.E., P.O. Box 45502, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1858, fax (360) 753-9152,

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