L1686 Prefabricated Hip Abduction Orthosis - Correct Coding

The Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs) have noticed a substantial increase in claim submissions for HCPCS code L1686 (HIP ORTHOSIS, ABDUCTION CONTROL OF HIP JOINT, POSTOPERATIVE HIP ABDUCTION TYPE, PREFABRICATED, INCLUDES FITTING AND ADJUSTMENT). The DME MACs and the Pricing, Data Analysis and Coding (PDAC) Contractor are providing this article to educate suppliers to correctly code products which are described by this L-code.

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Last Updated: 09/21/2020