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WAC 182-531-0250

Who can provide and bill for physician-related and health care professional services.

(1) The health care professionals and health care entities listed in WAC 182-502-0002 and enrolled with the medicaid agency can bill for physician-related and health care professional services that are within their scope of practice.
(2) The agency pays for services provided by, or in conjunction with, a resident physician when:
(a) The services are billed under the teaching hospital's national provider identifier (NPI) or the supervising physician's NPI;
(b) The performing provider is identified on the claim under the teaching or resident physician's NPI; and
(c) The services are provided and billed according to this chapter and chapters 182-501 and 182-502 WAC.
(3) The agency does not pay for services performed by any of the health care professionals listed in WAC 182-502-0003.
(4) The agency pays eligible providers for physician-related services and health care professional services if those services are mandated by, and provided to clients who are eligible for, one of the following:
(a) The early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) program;
(b) A Washington apple health program for qualified medicare beneficiaries (QMB); or
(c) A waiver program.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021 and 41.05.160. WSR 15-17-066, § 182-531-0250, filed 8/14/15, effective 9/14/15; WSR 15-03-041, § 182-531-0250, filed 1/12/15, effective 2/12/15. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-531-0250, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090. WSR 11-14-055, § 388-531-0250, filed 6/29/11, effective 7/30/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.09.521. WSR 08-12-030, § 388-531-0250, filed 5/29/08, effective 7/1/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 05-12-022, § 388-531-0250, filed 5/20/05, effective 6/20/05; WSR 01-01-012, § 388-531-0250, filed 12/6/00, effective 1/6/01.]
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