The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revealed its first coding recommendations following its May decision to cover powered seat elevation on power wheelchairs for Medicare beneficiaries. The announcement came as part of CMS’s agenda for its Nov. 30 public meeting on Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes. Waiting for More Info…
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Bret Tracy and Josh Haynes from Merits Health Products discuss stakeholder priorities and their impact on design.
CRT policy/funding expert brings years of experience in working with Medicaid and managed care organizations.
A long list of accessories, from powered seating to seat cushions and backrests, is included.
NCART’s comment recommends coverage for qualifying Medicare beneficiaries using Group 2, 3, 4, or 5 power wheelchairs.
NSM’s Bill Mixon and Charles Sargeant discuss the need for funding flexibility and changes to service policies for CRT.
Comment period for seat elevation on Group 3 power chairs continues till Sept. 14.
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