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PROVIDER NOTIFICATION
Important Information and Provider Notices
January 25, 2017
Prior authorization will no longer be required for wheelchair repairs
Plans Affected:   Mercy Care Plan, Mercy Care Plan Long Term Care and Mercy Care Advantage
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

As always, don't hesitate to contact your Provider Relations Representative with any
questions or comments. You can find this notice and all other provider notices posted on our website .
 
Thanks for all you do!
 
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