Contribute to high-value clinical and scientific offerings and share your expertise with over 2,000 orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic professionals. Submit your proposal for the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s 2020 National Assembly, September 9-12, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. We are looking for: Clinical Free Papers – The top scoring papers will compete for the prestigious […]
HCPCS Code Changes for 2020
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for 2020, and there were a few minor changes. Below is a complete breakdown of the code changes which will be effective for claims with a date of service on or after January 1, 2020.
HHS OIG Releases Report Comparing Medicare Payment for Orthoses with Payments by Other Insurers
HHS Office of Inspector General Releases a Report Comparing Medicare Payment for Orthoses with Payments by Other Insurers On October 30, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report that compared Medicare payments for orthoses to payments made by non-Medicare payers from 2012-2015. The OIG cited […]
CMS Issues Final Rule on 2020 Medicare Payment Rules for DMEPOS
On October 31, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its annual final rule regarding changes to the 2020 Medicare payment rules for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS). CMS issued a proposed rule in late July of this year and allowed any interested member of the public to provide […]