WSR 14-22-021
[Filed October 27, 2014, 7:54 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendments (SPAs) regarding fee schedule effective dates.
Effective Date: January 1, 2015.
Description: The agency anticipates that one or more medicaid SPAs may need to be submitted to update certain fee schedules with an effective date of January 1, 2015. These are regular updates to keep rates and billing codes in alignment with the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The fee schedules that may be updated include:
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Birthing Centers
Dental Services
EPSDT Services
Home Health Services
Kidney Center Services
Mental Health
OPPS (Outpatient Prospective Payment System)
Optometry Services
Oxygen Services
Physican-Related/Professional Services
School-Based Services
Tobacco Cessation Services
Updating the effective date of these fee schedules is not anticipated to have an effect on annual aggregate expenditures.
For additional information, contact Jean Bui, Section Manager, Rates Development, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 725-1973, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (253) 350-6512, e-mail, web site