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WAC 182-531-2030

Enhanced rates for pediatric care services and administration of vaccines.

(1) Subject to available funds, the agency pays an enhanced rate for covered pediatric care services and the administration of vaccines provided to clients age eighteen and younger.
(2) For the purposes of this section, pediatric care services are defined as covered evaluation and management services.
(3) The agency uses the resource-based relative value scale (RBRVS) payment methodology described in WAC 182-531-1850 to calculate the enhanced rate.
(4) If the enhanced rate is less than the agency's published fee schedule rate, the agency pays the published rate.
(5) This enhanced rate applies only to pediatric care services and administration of vaccines for clients age eighteen and younger that are not already paid at an enhanced rate.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, and 2018 c 299 § 213 (1)(ddd). WSR 18-17-047, § 182-531-2030, filed 8/8/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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