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WAC 182-532-140

Reproductive health services—Reimbursement and payment limitations.

(1) The medicaid agency reimburses providers for covered reproductive health services using the medicaid agency's published fee schedules.
(2) Family planning pharmacy services, family planning lab services, and sterilization services are reimbursed by the medicaid agency under the rules and fee schedules applicable to these specific programs.
(3) The medicaid agency pays a dispensing fee only for contraceptive drugs that are purchased through the 340B program of the Public Health Service Act. (See chapter 182-530 WAC.)
(4) Family planning providers under contract with the agency's managed care plans must directly bill the plans for family planning or STI services received by clients enrolled in the plan.
(5) Family planning providers not under contract with the agency's managed care plans must bill using fee for service when providing services to managed care clients who self-refer outside their plans.
(6) Family planning providers or agency-contracted local health department STI clinics under contract with the agency's managed care plans must abide by their contract regarding lab services needed by clients from that plan.
(7) Family planning providers or agency-contracted local health department STI clinics not under contract with the agency's managed care plans must pay a lab directly for services provided to clients who self-refer outside of their managed care plan. Providers then must bill the medicaid agency for reimbursement for lab services.
(a) Labs must be certified through the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Act (CLIA).
(b) Documentation of current CLIA certification must be kept on file.
(8) Under WAC 182-501-0200, the medicaid agency requires a provider to seek timely reimbursement from a third party when a client has available third-party resources. The exceptions to this requirement are described under WAC 182-501-0200 (2) and (3).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 74.09.520, 74.09.657, 74.09.659, and 74.09.800. WSR 13-16-008, § 182-532-140, filed 7/25/13, effective 9/1/13. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-532-140, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 74.09.800. WSR 05-24-032, § 388-532-140, filed 11/30/05, effective 12/31/05; WSR 04-05-011, § 388-532-140, filed 2/6/04, effective 3/8/04.]
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