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Reimbursement for bariatric systems takes hit

May 24, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Medicare has changed its policy article for wheelchair options and accessories, and providers who offer bariatric tilts should take notice. The new definition for power seating systems (E1002), announced in March and effective Jan. 1, 2013, changes the requirements for bariatric tilt from 45 degrees to 20 degrees, effectively doing away with the need for K0108, a miscellaneous code that providers had been using to bill for bariatric power seating systems.The problem: Bariatric systems...

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