In Billing
May 8th, 2018
Knee orthoses are one of the highest sources of errors, a letter from CGS to providers warns, and the Medicare Administrative Contractor’s (MAC) wants providers to be more careful with documentation and reporting. How Do We Get Paid? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical necessity for the diagnosis or treatment of the ...
Aug 13th, 2014
Durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers will soon have two new K codes (K0901 and K0902) for reporting off-the-shelf (OTS) prefabricated single and double upright knee orthoses to Medicare. To identify prefabricated single and double upright knee orthoses that are furnished in a variety of standard sizes and do not require the skills of an expert to ...
Feb 1st, 2009
By G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC HCPCS Level II codes have seen many hundreds of changes for 2009, but you’ll find that the most substantial revisions affect durable medical and drug equipment supply codes. New DME Codes Among the most interesting additions to durable medical equipment (DME) codes are E0656 Segmental pneumatic appliance for use ...