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CMS Issues Temporary “K” Code to Describe Direct Milled, Custom Fabricated Diabetic Inserts

On January 11, 2018, as part of its quarterly HCPCS update, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new HCPCS code to describe direct milled, custom fabricated diabetic inserts.  The new code is effective April 1, 2018 reads as follows: K0903–For Diabetics Only, Multiple Density Insert, Made By Direct Carving With CAM […]

CMS Finalizes Revised DMEPOS Quality Standards

On January 9, 2018, CMS published its final changes to the DMEPOS Quality Standards, specifically the standards that address the definition of the term “molded to patient model” as it relates to the provision of custom fabricated diabetic inserts. CMS made only one small change to the definitions it included in its November 2, 2017 […]