INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Legal Services
Subject: Hearing aids and services: Update authorization criteria for cochlear implant and bone conduction (Baha¦) replacement parts.
Effective Date: October 1, 2010.
Document Description: Effective immediately, DSHS will:
|•||No longer require providers to use modifier RT, LT, or RA when billing with procedure code V5040;|
|•||Clarify and update the EPA criteria in section "H" within DSHS/MPA hearing aids and services billing instructions; and|
|•||Add EPA number 870000001 for replacement parts for cochlear implant and bone conduction (Baha¦) replacement parts.|