In order to reduce administrative burden to durable medical equipment providers and ordering physicians, effective February 1, 2017, prior authorization will no longer be required for wheelchair repair. Claims for this service are billed under
K0108 - Wheelchair component or accessory, not otherwise specified, along with modifier
RB - Replacement of a part of a DME, orthotic or prosthetic item furnished as a part of a repair.
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