K0009 Manual Wheelchair –New Date

It has been previously communicated that Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) products listed on the PDAC website with HCPCS code K0009 (OTHER MANUAL WHEELCHAIR/BASE) would be end dated effective May 31, 2013. This date has been extended. The new effective date is June 1, 2013. Manufacturers are reminded to submit a new coding verification application to the PDAC for review for products currently coded as K0009.

Beginning June 1st, 2013 you need to be sure and check the PDAC website at www.dmepdac.com to verify that the K0009 claim you are billing is on the approved list.