Respiratory Care Billilng Guide update

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Apple Health (Medicaid) Provider Alert

Effective for dates of service on and after February 16, 2019, the Health Care Authority (the agency) published an updated Respiratory Care Billing Guide. The updated guide is available on the agency’s Provider billing guides webpage.

What has changed?

The agency:

  • Added clarification in the Prescriptions section that respiratory supplies and equipment do not require a physician’s signature/co-signature when being ordered

  • Removed the face-to-face encounter