WSR 15-12-025
[Filed May 26, 2015, 10:25 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 15-0019.
Effective Date: Anticipated on or after November 1, 2015.
Description: Bariatric surgery providers.
The health care authority intends to submit medicaid SPA 15-0019 in order to update and clarify the requirements that a hospital must meet in order to provide and be paid for furnishing bariatric surgery and related services to eligible clients. This SPA is anticipated to reflect the requirements that are described in WAC 182-550-2301.
The state anticipates this SPA will have no effect on aggregate annual expenditures.
This SPA is in the development process. For additional information, contact the agency via Gail Kreiger, Health Care Benefits, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 725-1681, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 725-1328, e-mail