Region 5 Announces Spinal Orthosis Audit

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Performant Recovery, the Region 5 national Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies, and home health/hospice services, announced that it is initiating a post-payment automated review based on reasonable useful lifetimes for spinal orthoses. The spinal orthoses included in the audit are described by Healthcare Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS) codes L-0627, L-0631, L-0637, L-0642, L-0648, and L-0650.

To read the announcement, visit the Performant website, issue number 0128.