HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed December 22, 2021, 8:21 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 21-0039.
Effective Date: December 27, 2021.
Description: The health care authority (HCA) intends to submit medicaid SPA 21-0039 in order to update language in Section 3-1 D: Methods of Providing Transportation in response to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services notice regarding section 209 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. States must attest to assurance of transportation for eligible clients. A summary of operations is being added in Attachment 3.1-D; there is no change to the program or operations.
SPA 21-0039 will have no effect on nonemergency medical transportation operations or payment.
A copy of SPA 21-0039 is available for review. HCA would appreciate any input or concerns regarding this SPA. To request a copy of the SPA 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: Stephen Riehl, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-725-1441, TTY 711, fax 360-725-1152, email email@example.com, website www.hca.wa.gov/billers-providers-partners/programs-and-services/transportation-services-non-emergency.