RETIRED - MyoPro® (Myomo, Inc.) Assist Device - Correct Coding - Revised

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DME MAC Joint Publication
Posted September 24, 2020


In 2014 the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs) evaluated the MyoPro® upper extremity assist device and determined that it falls within the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) benefit category with claims considered for reimbursement under rental payment methodology (RR modifier use).  Effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2020, the code descriptors for the MyoPro® upper extremity assist device have changed:

For the MyoPro 2® Motion E and Motion W

L8701  ELBOW, WRIST, HAND DEVICE, POWERED, WITH SINGLE OR DOUBLE UPRIGHT(S), ANY TYPE JOINT(S), INCLUDES MICROPROCESSOR, SENSORS, ALL COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES

For the MyoPro 2® Motion G

L8702  ELBOW, WRIST, HAND, FINGER DEVICE, POWERED, WITH SINGLE OR DOUBLE UPRIGHT(S), ANY TYPE JOINT(S), INCLUDES MICROPROCESSOR, SENSORS, ALL COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES

Correct coding is an essential element for correct claim payment. The PDAC contractor maintains a variety of resources to assist suppliers in determining the appropriate code for Medicare billing. For questions about correct coding, contact the PDAC Contact Center at (877) 735-1326 during the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or email the PDAC by completing the DME PDAC Contact Form located on the PDAC Website.

Publication History

Date of Change Description
11/20/14 Originally Published
12/13/18 Added specific HCPCS codes (effective January 1, 2019)
09/24/20 Revised: Long descriptions for HCPCS codes L8701 and L8702, per HCPCS Update (effective October 1, 2020)
01/27/21 Retired due to published Revised version on 01/27/21. See revised article

 

Last Updated Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:49:38 +0000