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Tuesday, August 2, 2016  
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As of 1/1/2016, Wisconsin Medicaid added several HCPCS Codes as payable for products to support members with laryngectomies.  Specifically,

 

HCPCS

Description

A7501

Tracheostoma valve, including diaphragm, each

A7502

Replacement diaphragm/faceplate for tacheostoma valve, each

A7503

Filter holder or filter cap, reusable, for use in a tracheostoma heat and moisture exchange system, each

A7504

Filter for use in a tranchostoma heat and moisture exchange system, each

A7506

Adhesive disc for use in a heat and moisture exchange system and/or with tacheostoma valve, any type, each

A7507

Filter holder and integrated filter without adhesive, for use in a tracheostoma heat and moisture exchange system, each

A7508

Housing and integrated adhesive, for use in a tacheostoma heat and moisture exchange system and/or with a tracheostoma valve, each

 

Other HCPCS codes are already listed as payable in the system.

 

The formal ForwardHealth Provider Update is pending publication.  However, the claims system has been updated. Coverage is posted on both the Interactive Max Fee Schedule and Disposable Medical Supply Index.

 

Here are the links:


Interactive Max Fee Schedule https://www.forwardhealth.wi.gov/WIPortal/Max%20Fee%20Home/Max%20Fee%20Search/tabid/78/Default.aspx


Disposable Medical Supply Index https://www.forwardhealth.wi.gov/WIPortal/Tab/42/icscontent/provider/medicaid/MedicalEquipmentVendor/resources_25.htm.spage


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