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2013 HCPCS Codes Released

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released the new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPC) codes, which take effect January 1, 2013. Specific to O&P, one L –Code has been added, and description changes were made to four L-Codes.

New Codes

L-5859: Addition to lower extremity prosthesis, endoskeletal knee-shin system, powered and programmable flexion/extension assist control, includes any type motor(s).

Code Description Changes

L-5972

New description: All lower extremity prostheses, foot, flexible keel.

Old description: All lower extremity prostheses, flexible keel foot (safe, sten, bock dynamic or equal).

Expanded Codes

These codes can be used for most Post-Surgical, Post-Mastectomy & Compression bras and camisoles.

L-8000

New description: Breast prosthesis, mastectomy bra, without integrated breast prosthesis form, any size, any type.

Old description: Breast prosthesis, mastectomy bra.

L-8001

New description: Breast prosthesis mastectomy bra, with integrated breast prosthesis form, unilateral, any size, any type.

Old description: Breast prosthesis, mastectomy bra, with integrated breast prosthesis form, unilateral.

L-8002

New description: Breast prosthesis, mastectomy bra, with integrated breast prosthesis form, bilateral, any size, any type.

Old description: Breast prosthesis, mastectomy bra, with integrated breast prosthesis form, bilateral.

To view the complete list of 2013 codes, click here, and download the file.

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