Orthoses - Replacement of Components Clarification
The allowance for a prefabricated orthoses includes all components provided at the time of initial issue including, but not limited to, soft interfaces, straps, closures, etc. Replacements of components of covered orthoses are covered if the original component is no longer functional due to wear and cannot be repaired. Replacement components (e.g., soft interfaces) that are provided on a routine basis, without regard to whether the original item is worn out, are not covered. Click here to read the complete article.