Additional LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for March 26, 2009
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Durable Medical Equipment - Additional LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for March 26, 2009
Outlined in this article is a summary of the principal changes to several DME Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Policy Articles (PAs) that have been revised and posted.  Please review the entire LCD and each related Policy Article for complete information.
 
Ankle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis
LCD
Revision Effective Date:  06/01/2009

HCPCS CODES AND MODIFIERS:
Added:  KX modifier
Deleted:  L2770

DOCUMENTATION:
Added:  Instructions for use of KX modifier with both the base and addition code(s)
Policy Article
Revision Effective Date:  06/01/2009

CODING GUIDELINES:
Deleted:  Code L2035 from the custom-fabricated orthoses list
Deleted:  Codes K0628 and K0629 from the list used in diabetic foot problems management
Added:  Codes A5512 and A5513 to the list used in diabetic foot problems management
Added: Code L4392 to list of codes rejected as incorrect coding when billed with initial issue of a base orthosis
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