Health Information Management

Tip of the week: Coding and charging for orthotics and prosthetics

APCs Insider, April 4, 2008

Orthotics and prosthetics can be billed by a facility with or without a durable medical equipment (DME) license. However, many facilities miss these reimbursable supplies because they are under the impression that they are required to obtain a DME license in order to bill them.

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