WASHINGTON – CGS and Noridian have begun accepting prior authorization requests for K0856 and K0861, but complex rehab providers say they still don’t have all the information they need to comply with the program.
WASHINGTON – CGS and Noridian on March 6 began accepting prior authorization requests for K0856 and K0861 for providers in Illinois, West Virginia, Missouri and New York. They are accepting requests for dates of delivery on or after March 20.
WASHINGTON – Industry champions in the Senate and House of Representatives have introduced bills to permanently stave off Medicare’s plans to apply competitive bidding-influenced prices to accessories for complex wheelchairs.
WASHINGTON – The 14 Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee have voted to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.
WASHINGTON – The cancellation of a Jan. 26 Special Open Door Forum on the upcoming prior authorization process for two complex rehab codes means industry stakeholders will have to wait longer to get their concerns and questions addressed.