Hearing Hardware for Clients 20 Years of Age and Younger Provider Guide Updates


 

Provider Alert

 

Dear Provider,

Effective for claims with dates of service on and after February 1, 2015, Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), administered by the Health Care Authority (agency), is publishing an updated Hearing Hardware for Clients 20 Years of Age and Younger Provider Guide.

Major changes to the guide include the following:

  • Coverage for bilateral cochlear implants
  • Coverage for hearing aids under the agency’s contracted managed care organizations
  • Addition of HCPCS code L8693 to the Coverage Table

Please see the What is Changed table inside the Hearing Hardware for Clients 20 Years of Age and Younger for specific detailed..