Urological Supplies (HCPCS A4351 and A4352) Quarterly Edit Effectiveness Results of Service Specific Post-Payment Review

The Jurisdiction A, DME MAC, Medical Review Department is conducting a post-payment service specific review of HCPCS code(s) A4351 and A4352. The quarterly edit effectiveness results from June 2021 through August 2021 are as follows.

Based on dollars, the overall claim potential improper payment rate is 47% for HCPCS A4351.

Based on dollars, the overall claim potential improper payment rate is 53% for HCPCS A4352.

Top Denial Reasons

  • Documentation was not received in response to the post-payment notification letter.
  • No medical record documentation was received. Refer to Medicare Program Integrity Manual 3.2.3.8.
  • Detailed Written Order (DWO) was not received.
  • Documentation does not support coverage criteria.

Educational Resources

Suppliers billing Medicare should be familiar with the documentation requirements and utilization parameters. Visit the Urological Supplies webpage to access coverage documents.

  • National Coverage Determination (NCD)
  • Local Coverage Determination (LCD)
  • Policy Article
  • Documentation letters, forms, and checklists
  • Review tips, tools, and resources
  • Related articles
  • Educational events and tutorials, if applicable

See the CMS Internet Only Manual (IOM), Publication 100-08, Medicare Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 3 for more information on medical record reviews.

 

Last Updated Oct 21 , 2021