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CMS redistributes K9 equipment

May 24, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders feel that the assortment of manual wheelchairs and bases previously included in the K0009 code doesn't fit well in other codes, but CMS disagrees.CMS has spent the last year reevaluating every product in the K0009 code, which is defined as “other manual wheelchairs and bases,” and redistributing the products into different HCPCS codes.“They've bundled these products in these very big, generalized buckets,” said Rita Hostak, vice president of government...

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CMS extends review of K0009

March 1, 2013HME News Staff

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...


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