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Armband-L3701 deleted... NEW code?

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    Default Armband-L3701 deleted... NEW code?
    Clearnace Sale
    Since L3701 was deleted 1/1/2010, what would be the appropriate replacement code for this? We dispensed an "Armband-universal for the support of the arm". That's what's typed on the box. It's used for tennis elbow or ulnar neuropathy. It's a simple piece of material with a spongy place to put on the forearm and velcro to secure it in place. I can't find a code
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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    Greeley, Colorado
    How about A4466?
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    Garment, belt, sleeve or other covering, elastic or similar stretchable material, any type, each

    That seems different than this:
    You would code this with that code?
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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    I am also looking for a code to replace L3701. What do you think of A4465 (nonelastic binder for extremity)?

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    Just got this site today for a crosswalk to new and old HCPCS codes. See if this might help you. You may have to accept the end user agreement before access.
    Anna Weaver, CPC, CPMA, CEMC
    Associate Auditor

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lisa Curtis View Post
    How about A4466?
    I guess regardless of how it sounds, you are correct according to the Noridian Medicare crosswalk code

    Thanks to you Lisa Curtis and thanks to Anna Weaver who provided a link!

    This is exactly why I love this site!
    Heidi Thompson, CPC

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