DME MAC Jurisdiction C News

Video Slideshow Presentations from ICD-10 National Provider Calls Available on CMS YouTube Channel: Is your organization preparing for a smooth transition to ICD-10 on Tuesday, October 1, 2013?  ICD-10 National Provider Calls, hosted by the CMS Provider Communications Group, can help you prepare for the US healthcare industry’s change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for diagnosis and inpatient procedure coding. Read more…

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Now Available: New Webcast for Round 2 and National Mail-Order Bidders: A new educational webcast for the Round 2 and national mail-order competitions of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program is now available on the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC) website at http://www.DMECompetitiveBid.com. This webcast, titled How a Bid is Evaluated, goes over each step of the bid evaluation process, from receipt of electronic bid data and hardcopy documents through awarding of contracts. The webcast also provides resources to assist you with bidding. Read more…

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DME MAC Jurisdiction C News

Alert to all members – make sure your documentation is correct for K0823s pre-pay starting in Jurisdiction C will carry over to all regions soon.

DME MAC Jurisdiction C News

HCPCS Code K0823 – Service Specific Pre-Pay Review: CIGNA Government Services, the Jurisdiction C DME MAC, will be implementing a service-specific prepayment edit for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code K0823 (Power wheelchair, Group 2 standard, captains chair, patient weight capacity up to and including 300 pounds). This edit is the result of data demonstrating a high claims payment error rate for this power wheelchair product category. Read more…