Correct Coding – HCPCS Coding Recommendations from Non-Medicare Sources

DME MAC Joint Publication

Correct Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code selection for a product is an essential element for claims payment. Use of the appropriate HCPCS code assures that accurate processing can be accomplished resulting in a proper claim determination and reimbursement. Conversely, incorrect coding may result in improper payment necessitating recoupment and possible false claim actions. Thus, it is important that all durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) suppliers take steps to ensure that claims are correctly coded.  Please see the entire article by clicking this link:  CORRECT CODING