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WAC 182-532-780

TAKE CHARGE program—Reimbursement and payment limitations.

(1) The medicaid agency limits reimbursement under the TAKE CHARGE program to those services that:
(a) Have a primary focus and diagnosis of family planning as determined by a qualified licensed medical practitioner; and
(b) Are medically necessary for clients to safely and effectively use, or continue to use, their chosen contraceptive methods.
(2) The medicaid agency reimburses TAKE CHARGE providers for covered TAKE CHARGE services using the agency's published fee schedule.
(3) Providers without signed TAKE CHARGE agreements are reimbursed by the medicaid agency only for clinic visits that are related to sterilization or complications from a birth control method.
(4) 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.
(5) 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.)
(6) The medicaid agency limits reimbursement for TAKE CHARGE research and evaluation activities to selected research sites.
(7) Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), rural health centers (RHCs), and Indian health providers who are TAKE CHARGE providers must bill the medicaid agency for TAKE CHARGE services without regard to:
(a) Their special rates and fee schedules; or
(b) The encounter rate structure.
(8) The medicaid agency requires TAKE CHARGE providers to meet the billing requirements of WAC 182-502-0150.
(9) 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) and 182-532-790.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 74.09.520, 74.09.657, 74.09.659, and 74.09.800. WSR 13-16-008, § 182-532-780, filed 7/25/13, effective 9/1/13. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-532-780, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.09.800. WSR 08-11-031, § 388-532-780, filed 5/13/08, effective 6/13/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 74.09.800. WSR 05-24-032, § 388-532-780, filed 11/30/05, effective 12/31/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.09.800, and SSB 5968, 1999 c 392 § 2(12). WSR 02-21-021, § 388-532-780, filed 10/8/02, effective 11/8/02.]
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