WSR 22-09-012
[Filed April 11, 2022, 7:46 a.m.]
Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0021 Telemedicine Rates.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022.
Description: The health care authority (HCA) intends to submit medicaid SPA 22-0021 to specify that audio-only telemedicine services do not receive facility fees for originating or distant sites.
SPA 22-0021 is anticipated to have no effect on the annual aggregate expenditures/reimbursement/payment for professional services.
A copy of SPA 22-0021 is available for review. HCA would appreciate any input or concerns regarding these SPAs [this SPA]. To request a copy or to 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: Abigail Cole, Hospital Rates and Finance, 626 8th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-725-1835, TTY 711, email