March 1, 2017

CMS Sets Meeting for DME and O&P HCPCS Code Applications

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a public meeting June 7-8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET to discuss pending applications for new and revised Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for durable medical equipment (DME) and accessories, O&P, supplies, and other. The meeting will be held in the main auditorium of the central CMS building, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.

The deadline for registering to be a primary speaker and submitting materials and writings to be used in support of an oral presentation is May 24. The registration deadline for attendees who are foreign nationals is May 10; the deadline for requesting special accommodations is May 24; for all other attendees, the registration deadline is May 29.

Written comments may be emailed to or sent via regular mail to Judi Wallace, HCPCS Public Meeting Coordinator, CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop C5-09-14, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850. Written comments and other documentation in response to a preliminary coding or payment determination that are received no later than the date of the meeting at which the code request is scheduled for discussion will be considered in formulating a final coding decision.

Additional information, including preliminary coding determinations, will be posted at least four weeks before each meeting on the CMS HCPCS website.

For detailed information regarding attendee and speaker registration and deadlines, visit the February 24 Federal Register.

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