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May 22, 2014

Billing Reminders for HCPCS code K0739

In April 2009 the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs) published an article entitled Repair Labor Billing and Payment PolicyExternal Websitethat provided information on how to bill HCPCS code K0739 (REPAIR OR NONROUTINE SERVICE FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN OXYGEN REQUIRING THE SKILL OF A TECHNICIAN, LABOR COMPONENT, PER 15 MINUTES). This information was effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2009. When billing code K0739, suppliers are reminded that:

Refer to the Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters article number MM8121 – Clarification of Detection of Duplicate Claims Section of the CMS Internet Only ManualExternal PDFfor more information on duplicate billing. Additional information related to repairs can be found in the DME MAC Jurisdiction C Supplier Manual, Chapter 5PDF, under "Repairs, Maintenance, and Replacement."

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