182-549-1300 - Rural health clinics-Services

182-549-1300. Rural health clinics-Services

(1) Rural health clinic (RHC) services are defined under 42 C.F.R. 440.20(b).

(2) The medicaid agency pays for RHC services when they are:

(a) Within the scope of a client's benefit package. See WAC 182-501-0060; and

(b) Medically necessary as defined in WAC 182-500-0070.

(3) RHC services may be provided by any of the following individuals in accordance with 42 C.F.R. 405.2401, 491.7, and 491.8:

(a) Physicians;

(b) Physician assistants (PA);

(c) Nurse practitioners (NP);

(d) Nurse midwives or other specialized nurse practitioners;

(e) Certified nurse midwives;

(f) Registered nurses (RN) or licensed practical nurses (LPN);

(g) Psychologists or clinical social workers; and

(h) Dental services specified in 42 C.F.R. Sec. 440.100.

(Amended by WSR 15-11-008, Filed 5/7/2015, effective 6/7/2015 Amended by WSR 20-02-070, Filed 12/26/2019, effective 1/26/2020)

11-14-075, recodified as § 182-549-1300, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.510, 74.09.522, 42 C.F.R. 405.2472, 42 C.F.R. 491. 08-05-011, § 388-549-1300, filed 2/7/08, effective 3/9/08.

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