Apple Health (Medicaid) - October Billing Guide Updates

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Apple Health (Medicaid) Provider Alert

The Health Care Authority (agency) is publishing quarterly updates to most of the Washington Apple Health billing guides, effective October 1, 2017. The updated billing guides are located on the agency’s Provider billing guides and fee schedules web page.

Check the web page often. The updated billing guides are being uploaded as soon as they are finalized for publishing.

Effective January 1, 2018, the agency will implement the second Apple Health (Medicaid) fully integrated managed care region known as the North Central (NC) region which includes Douglas, Chelan, and Grant Counties. Clients eligible for managed care enrollment will choose to enroll in an available agency-contracted managed care organization (MCO) in their region. Specific details, as they become available, can be found on the agency’s Managed Care webpage, the agency’s Integrated physical and behavioral health care webpage, and the agency’s Regional resource webpage.