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WAC 182-543-4400

Complex rehabilitation technology.

(1) The medicaid agency pays for, with prior authorization, individually configured, complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) products.
(2) CRT must be supplied by a CRT supplier with the appropriate taxonomy number to bill for the items.
(3) Each site that a company operates must employ at least one CRT professional who has been certified by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA).
(4) The client must be evaluated by a licensed health care provider who performs specialty evaluations within their scope of practice (occupational or physical therapists) and who does not have a financial relationship with the supplier.
(a) At the evaluation, a CRT professional must also be present from the company ordering the equipment; or
(b) The CRT provider must be present at the evaluation to:
(i) Assist in selection of the appropriate CRT item(s); and
(ii) Provide training in the use of the selected items.
(5) The CRT provider must:
(a) Provide service and repairs by qualified technicians for all CRT products it sells; and
(b) Provide written information to the client at the time of delivery as to how the client may receive services and repairs.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160 and 42 C.F.R. Part 440.70; 42 U.S.C. section 1396 (b)(i)(27). WSR 18-24-021, § 182-543-4400, filed 11/27/18, effective 1/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021 and 2013 c 178. WSR 14-08-035, § 182-543-4400, filed 3/25/14, effective 4/25/14.]
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