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    Can someone tell me the HCPCS code to bill a Richie Brace?


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    Apr 2007
    Wichita, KS


    You can only use a L1970 for a custom brace "L1970 - Ankle foot orthosis, plastic, with ankle joint, custom-fabricated" now if the brace is off shelf the with articulating ankle joint then correct code would be "L1971 - Ankle foor orthosis, plastic, with ankle joint, prefabricated, includes fitting and adjustments."
    Tammy Hulsey-Ferguson, CPC
    Past President AAPC Wichita, KS Local Chapter

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    Thanks for all the help!

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