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Mobility

New payment eases process

July 1, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota Medicaid now pays physical and occupational therapists separately for wheelchair evaluations.The state's Department of Human Services added CPT Code 97542 (wheelchair assessment, fitting, training—each 15 minutes) to its fee schedule for coverage effective May 1.“We were having PTs and OTs at hospitals and clinics refuse to do these assessments because they weren't getting paid for them,” said Barb Stockert, who is the co-state chairperson for North...

Barb Stockert, North Dakota Medicaid, Wheelchairs


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