CMS extends review of K0009

Friday, March 1, 2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has requested an additional 30 days to complete its coding verification review of K0009, a code representing miscellaneous custom ultralight wheelchairs, according to a bulletin from Noridian Administrative Services. The review is designed to resolve issues involved with classifying these items under the HCPCS. The new effective end date for all products currently coded K0009 is April 30, 2013, and manufacturers that submitted a coding verification application to the PDAC prior to Dec. 3, 2012, will be notified on April 1, 2013.