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Orthotics codes become trickier to bill

January 3, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BALTIMORE - The 2014 Medicare DMEPOS fee schedule could create billing confusion for orthotics providers.The recently released schedule applies the same payment amounts to 23 orthotics codes, regardless of whether they are classified as off-the-shelf (OTS) orthotics or require some customization.“There is no difference in the reimbursement, but they do make a distinction in the description of the code,” said Ryan Ball, director of state policy for VGM & Associates. “Whether you...

Coding, Customized, Fee Schedule, Off the shelf, Orthotics

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