Advisory Articles - Retired




Advisory Articles - Retired Articles


Retired - Correct Coding - Powered Exoskeleton ProductsRetired - Correct Coding and Coverage - Panzyga® (Immunoglobulin Intravenous (Human), 10%)Retired - Correct Coding - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)Retired - Continuous Glucose Monitors - Frequently Asked QuestionsRetired - Correct Coding – NOC Codes for Enteral (B9998) and Parenteral (B9999) NutritionRetired - Coding and Coverage - Therapeutic Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)Retired - Speech Generating Devices – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Correct Coding - inFlow™ Intraurethral Valve-Pump (Vesiflo, Inc.)Retired - Correct Coding - Manual Wheelchairs Constructed of TitaniumRetired - Correct Coding - 2019 HCPCS Code Annual UpdateRetired - Correct Coding - Q9994 (IN-LINE CARTRIDGE CONTAINING DIGESTIVE ENZYME(S) FOR ENTERAL FEEDING, EACH) Coverage Indicator ChangedRetired - Correct Coding - Inserts Used with Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with Diabetes (A5512, A5513, K0903)Retired - Correct Coding – “No-Touch” CathetersRetired - Correct Coding Reminder - Duopa® (AbbVie)Retired - Correct Coding - Not Otherwise Classified (NOC) HCPCS Codes Used for DrugsRetired - Correct Coding and Coverage – Peristeen® Transanal Irrigation (PAI) SystemRetired - Correct Coding - Center Mount Elevating Leg Rest - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding and Coverage - RELiZORB (Alcresta Therapeutics) In-Line CartridgeRetired - Correct Coding - Otto Bock C-Leg Coding - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding – Billing of Powered L-Coded ItemsRetired - Glucose Monitors LCD and Related Policy Article - RevisedRetired - Spinal Orthosis – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Coding Instructions - Microprocessor Controlled Knee ProsthesesRetired - Elastic Garments – NoncoveredRetired - Pneumatic Knee Splint – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Correct Coding Instructions – Endolite Echelon® Prosthetic FootRetired - Correct Coding and Billing for Microprocessor-Controlled Knee SystemsRetired - Correct Coding – Braces (Orthoses) Attached to WheelchairsRetired - Appropriate Coding and Billing of Lower Limb Prosthetic Covers and Covering SystemsRetired - Incorrect Use of HCPCS Codes for Custom Fit OrthoticsRetired - Vacuum Erection Device – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Correct Coding – Whill Model A Powered Personal Mobility DeviceRetired - Correct Coding – Billing of HCPCS Code E0986Retired - Correct Coding – Bariatric Pressure Reducing Support SurfacesRetired - Correct Coding – Ankle Orthoses, With or Without Joints, Prefabricated or Custom Fabricated Coding Verification ReviewRetired – Correct Coding – Martin Bionics Socket-Less Socket – RevisedRetired - Correct Coding and Coverage – Braces Constructed Primarily of Elastic or Other Fabric MaterialsRetired - Xembify® - Correct CodingRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of CUVITRU™Retired - Correct Coding – PRO-FLEX® Prosthetic Foot (Össur)Retired - Correct Coding – A5513 Product Coding Redetermination ProjectRetired - Correct Coding - PROSE ® DeviceRetired - Correct Coding - A5513 Custom Molding RequirementsRetired - Endoskeletal Prosthetic Knee-Shin Systems - Correct CodingRetired - Correct Coding - Custom Fabricated Wheelchair Seat and Back CushionsRetired - Coverage and Coding – New Oral Antiemetic Drug Akynzeo®Retired - Code Verification Review Requirement for Articulating Digit(s) and Prosthetic HandsRetired - Heating Pads and Heat Lamps – Draft Medical Policy FinalizedRetired - Incorrect Use of HCPCS Code A9279 - Correct CodingRetired - Correct Coding Instructions – Porta-Lung® Negative Pressure VentilatorRetired - Correct Coding Reminder - Monitoring Technology Used With Positive Airway Pressure Devices (PAP) and Respiratory Assist Devices (RAD)Retired - Walker Unbundling Billing for BrakesRetired - HCPCS Code E0571 - InvalidRetired - Tracheostomy Care Kit - Coding GuidelinesRetired - Correct Coding Instructions – A4358 Urinary Collection BagRetired - Urological Supplies – A4353 Correct Coding Clarification Policy RevisionRetired - L1690 Prefabricated Bilateral Lumbo-sacral Hip Orthosis - Correct CodingRetired - 2020 HCPCS Code Update - October Edition - Correct CodingRetired - 2021 HCPCS Code Update - July Edition - Correct CodingRetired - K0009 Manual Wheelchair - Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - 2020 HCPCS Code Annual Update - Correct CodingRetired - Correct Coding - Warranty, Reasonable Useful Lifetime (RUL), and the Minimum Lifetime Requirement (MLR) for Durable Medical EquipmentRetired - Insulin Used with Continuous External Insulin Infusion Pumps - Correct CodingRetired - Correct Coding – Surgical Dressings Containing Medical HoneyRetired - Correct Coding – Liners used with Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) MaskRetired - Enteral Nutrition Supply Kits - B4034-B4036Retired - Functional Electrical Stimulators – New CodeRetired - PDAC Contract Effective August 18, 2008Retired - Clarification of Billing Surgical Dressings as Components of KitsRetired - Correct Coding of Finger, Hand, Hand-Finger and Wrist-Hand-Finger Braces (Orthoses)Retired - Parenteral Nutrition - Correct Coding and BillingRetired - Enteral Nutrition - Correct Coding and BillingRetired – Correct Coding – Cefaly®Retired - Continuous Glucose Monitors - Correct Coding and BillingRetired - Respiratory Assist Devices – E0472Retired - New Off-the-Shelf Orthotic CodesRetired - Correct Coding – Drugs and FluidsCOVERAGE REMINDER – SPEECH GENERATING DEVICES SPEECH GENERATING DEVICES – CODING VERIFICATION REVIEW REQUIREMENT – UPDATESPEECH GENERATING DEVICE – INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR CODING VERIFICATION REVIEWRetired - Correct Coding – LIM Innovation Below Knee SocketRetired - Correct Coding - Articulating Digit(s) and Prosthetic HandsRetired - Correct Coding – Definitions Used for Off–the–Shelf Versus Custom Fitted Prefabricated Orthotics (Braces) – RevisedRetired - Correct Coding – Center Mounted Elevating Leg RestRetired - Submitting Diabetic Shoe Inserts for CodingRetired - Correct Coding – LIM Innovations Infinite Socket™ – RevisedRetired - Correct Coding – Eclipse™ Vaginal Insert System (Pelvalon, Inc.)Retired - Correct Coding for Pneumatic Compression DevicesRetired – Correct Coding – Eclipse™ Vaginal Insert System (Pelvalon, Inc) - RevisedRetired - Coverage and Coding – New Oral Antiemetic Drug Varubi™Retired - Hand Finger Orthoses (L3923) - Use of CG ModifierRetired - Correct Coding – LIM Innovations Infinite Socket™Retired - LIM Innovation Infinite Socket - Correct Coding - RevisedRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of Blincyto™Retired - Coverage and Correct Coding of Duopa® (Levodopa-Carbidopa Enteral Suspension)Retired - Correct Coding and Coverage of VentilatorsRetired - Coverage and Coding – New Oral Antiemetic Drug Varubi® – Revised – Effective Date July 1, 2016Retired - Coverage and Correct Coding of HYQVIARetired - Correct Coding – Whill Powered Personal Mobility Devices – RevisedRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of Blincyto™ – RevisedRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of Duopa® (Levodopa-Carbidopa Enteral Suspension) – RevisedRetired - Coverage and Coding – New Oral Antiemetic Drug Akynzeo® – RevisedRetired - Correct Coding - Lithium BatteriesRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of Continuous Glucose Monitoring DevicesRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of HYQVIA (Immune Globulin Infusion (Human) 10%, with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase) – RevisedRetired - MyoPro™ - Coding ReminderRetired - Coverage and Correct Coding of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Devices - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding - Lithium Batteries - UpdatedRetired - MyoPro® (Myomo, Inc.) Assist Device - Correct Coding - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding - MyoPro® (Myomo, Inc.) Assist DeviceRetired - Correct Coding and Coverage of Ventilators - Revised January 2019Retired - Correct Coding and Coverage of Ventilators – Revised April 2019Retired - Correct Coding and Coverage of Ventilators – Revised May 2016Retired - Correct Coding and Coverage of Ventilators – Revised Effective January 1, 2016Retired - Correct Coding - Definitions Used for Off-the-Shelf versus Custom Fitted Prefabricated Orthotics (Braces) - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding - Definitions Used for Off-the-Shelf versus Custom Fitted Prefabricated Orthotics (Braces) - RevisedRetired - Manual Wheelchair BasesRetired - Manual Wheelchair BasesRetired - Collagen Surgical Dressings – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Power Mobility Device Independent Testing RequirementsRetired - Coding Guidelines for Ankle Foot OrthosesRetired - Revised – Collagen Surgical Dressings – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - K0009 Manual Wheelchair – Coding Verification Review Requirement – UpdateRetired - K0009 Manual Wheelchair – Coding Verification Review Requirement – Deadline ExtendedRetired - K0009 Manual Wheelchair – Coding Verification Review Requirement - RevisedRetired - Revised - Coding Guidelines for Ankle-Foot OrthosesRetired - Correct Coding - Articulating Digit(s) and Prosthetic Hands - RevisedRetired - Ankle-Foot Orthoses – Arizona-Type – Correct CodingRetired - Ultrasonic/Electronic Aerosol Generator With Small Volume Nebulizer – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker - Crow Boot - CodingRetired - Reminder - Ultrasonic/Electronic Aerosol Generator With Small Volume Nebulizer – Coding Verification Review RequirementRetired - Correct Coding – Submitting Diabetic Shoe Inserts for HCPCS Coding – PDAC Coding Application InstructionRetired - Correct Coding – Pneumatic Compression Devices and Related Appliances – RevisedRetired – Power Mobility Device Independent Testing Requirements - RevisedRetired - Hand-Finger Orthoses – Use of CG Modifier – RevisedRetired - Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker – Crow Boot – Coding UpdateRetired - Ankle-Foot Orthoses – Arizona-Type – Correct Coding – RevisedRetired - Height Standards for Coding LSO and TLSO - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding - MyoPro (Myomo, Inc.) Assist Device - RevisedRetired - Correct Coding – HCPCS Coding Recommendations from Non-Medicare SourcesRetired - Panzyga® (Immunoglobulin Intravenous (Human), 10%) Correct Coding and Coverage - RevisedRetired - HCPCS Codes K1018 and K1019 - Correct Coding