The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) add two codes for therapeutic continuous glucose monitors to the HCPCS code set for the purposes of allowing DME MACs to accurately adjudicate claims.
Subject: Two New “K” Codes for Therapeutic Continuous Glucose Monitors
Release Date: May 18, 2017
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
Implementation Date: July 3, 2017
Special Notes: Transmittal 3751, dated April 21, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3775, May 18, 2017, to add a new requirement for English descriptions. All other information remains the same.