Reimbursement


NCART: GAO Report Confirms Need for CRT Wheelchair Accessory Legislation

Government Accountability Office report to Congress affirms major impact that competitive bid pricing would have on CRT.

HCPCS codes

Editor's Note

Honor Code

Comfort Foot

A K0108 Case Study

K0108

Funding Series

Justify It: K0108

CRT's Miscellaneous Code Can Be a Huge Funding Challenge

Complex rehab technology's miscellaneous HCPCS code covers a wide range of products and can pose enormous challenges to ATPs and funding specialists.

AAHomecare Urges Providers to Use Audit Tool

System collects information on audits and appeals to present to policy makers and stakeholders.

NCART to Host CRT Briefing & Product Expo on Capitol Hill

April 21 event seeks to teach members of Congress about complex rehab technology.

NGS Reports Results of K0816 Prepayment Probe

Probe by Jurisdiction B DME MAC covered Group 1 power chairs.

S. 2736 to Delay Rural DME Medicare Cuts Introduced in Senate

AAHomecare: Companion bill should be introduced in House soon.

CMS: We Will Pay PWC Accessories at Reduced Rates Till July

Providers would have to re-submit claims to receive full Medicare payment.



CRT Industry Top Priority: Protecting Accessories for Manual Wheelchairs

NCART's Don Clayback: Delay in funding cuts for CRT power chair accessories was "important" last-minute victory.

CMS Publishes Final Rule for DME Prior Authorization

Final rule, which appeared in the Dec. 30 edition of the Federal Register, would change the ordering process for certain items.

CRT Funding Webinar Scheduled for Jan. 14

Invacare Corp.'s Jim Stephenson will discuss new DME prior authorization, CRT wheelchair accessories changes.

NCART: CRT Wheelchair Accessories Bills Being Considered As Year-End Approaches

Industry awaits decision regarding bills' attachment to other legislation.

NCART: Wheelchair Accessories Bills Gaining Momentum, But More Signatures Needed

House and Senate bills would stop CMS plans to apply competitive bidding prices to accessories on CRT chairs.

NGS Reports Q2 Support Surfaces Review Results

Quarter 2 denials are up compared to 2015's first quarter.

CMS Postpones Changes to Miscellaneous HCPCS Codes

K0108 and E1399 codes were due to be replaced by multiple codes based on pricing starting Jan. 1.

NHIC Announces Group 2 Support Surfaces Review Results

Results for the second quarter showed a significant reduction in denials.

CGS Opens New Fax Line & Address for Appeals

New fax and address direct correspondence straight to the appeals department.