Treat and Refer Services Supplemental Medicaid State Plan Amendment 19-0007 Public Notice

Thu, 01/17/2019

Notice: Treat and Refer Services Supplemental Medicaid State Plan Amendment 19-0007 Public Notice is now available online.

Description:  The Health Care Authority (HCA) intends to submit Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 19-0007 (formerly proposed as SPA 18-0024) to implement Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill (E2SHB) 1358 which directs HCA to adopt standards for reimbursement of covered health care services provided to eligible Medicaid clients by specified emergency medical services providers through their CARES programs, when those services are provided to clients whose medical needs do not require ambulance transport to an emergency department.  These services are known as “Treat and Refer” services.