HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed June 19, 2019, 1:24 p.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 19-0024 Private Duty Nursing Rates.
Effective Date: January 1, 2020.
Description: The health care authority intends to submit Medicaid SPA 19-0024 to implement the ten percent rate increase for private duty nursing services provided to children receiving medically intensive care in a home setting, effective January 1, 2020. The rate increase is authorized by ESHB 1109, passed in the 2018-2019 legislative session.
SPA 19-0024 is expected to increase annual aggregate expenditures/reimbursement/payment for private duty nursing services by ten percent as legislatively authorized.
A copy of SPA 19-0024 is available for review. The health care authority would appreciate any input or concerns regarding this SPA. To request a copy or submit comments, please contact the person named below (please note that all comments are subject to public review and disclosure, as are the names of those who comment).
Contact Christy Vaughn, Financial Services, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-725-0468, TTY 711, email Christy.firstname.lastname@example.org.