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.
|L2006||Knee ankle foot device, any material, single or double upright, swing and/or stance phase microprocessor control with adjustability, includes all components (e.g., sensors, batteries, charger), any type activation, with or without ankle joint(s), custom fabricated|
|L8033||Nipple prosthesis, custom fabricated, reusable, any material, any type, each|
Change to Code Descriptor
|HCPCS||New Descriptor||Previous Descriptor|
|L8032||Nipple prosthesis, prefabricated, reusable, any type, each||Nipple prosthesis,reusable, any type, each|
AOPA’s Coding and Reimbursement Committee will review the list of changes and provide appropriate comments to CMS.
As a reminder registration is still open for the December 11, 2019 AOPAversity webinar, New Codes for 2020, Other Updates & Yearly Round-up which will focus on these changes to the HCPCS code set and any other upcoming Medicare changes which may impact your business in 2020.