CMS updates code list for Cures provision

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has received an updated list of HCPCS codes that are affected by a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act that requires the federal government to limit its portion of Medicaid reimbursement to Medicare reimbursement. The association says 244 codes are now subject to the provision, with 13 codes removed and five codes added based on their Medicare spend in the 2017 calendar year. The five codes added are commode chair electric (E0170), enclosed pediatric crib hospital grade (E0300), therapeutic CGM receiver/monitor (K0554), POV Group 2 heavy duty for 301-450 pounds (K0807) and POV Group 2 very heavy duty for 451-600 pounds (K0808)