HCPCs Code Update

HCPCS code Update for 2013

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes are being updated effective January 1, 2013.  The changes included addition of new codes and modifiers, discontinued codes and modifiers, and narrative changes/revised modifiers.

The changes include the following areas:                             

External Breast Prosthesis                                                           Oxygen and oxygen equipment

L8000, L8001, L8002                                                                         K0741, K0742

Hospital Beds & Accessories                                                        Pneumatic Compression Devices

E0300                                                                                                    E0670

Lower Limb Prosthesis                                                                   Surgical Dressings

L5859, L5972                                                                                       A6021, A6022, A6023

Ostomy Supplies                                                                              Wheelchair Options/Accessories

A4435                                                                                                    E2378, E1020, E2368, E2369, E2370                           


Remember:  The appearance of a code in the list does not necessarily indicate coverage!


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