Platinum Ankle Brace is PDAC-Approved Platinum Ankle Brace is PDAC-Approved
understands we have a responsibility to our clients and to their
patients to be informed about any new requirements or changes regarding
coding compliance and billing.We
understand there has been much confusion regarding the Medicare
"height requirement" for custom-molded AFOs, which took effect January
According to cgsmedicare.com
, the previously instituted policy is being revised:"The
related Policy Article for the Ankle-Foot Orthosis/Knee-Ankle-Foot
Orthosis is being revised. The Policy Article with an effective date of
January 1, 2013 included Coding Guidelines for AFOs that included a
height requirement. The height requirement is being removed. The
effective date for the revised Policy Article is for dates of service on
or after January 1, 2013."
As we have continuously stated since January 1, please continue dispensing PAL Ankle Braces with PAL's assurance that this product meets the criteria set forth by Medicare and PDAC.
We are proud to have gone through this confusing time with a consistent message that PAL braces are "up to code."
Do not hesitate to call PAL for further information at 800.447.0151
or contact us