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Assistive Technology

Durable medical equipment and supplies; providers may enroll to bill. No credential required. CBO enrollment required..

Qualified Staff:
Early Intervention System enrolled durable medical equipment and supplies providers. (See ATTACHMENT 5: REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND ASSOCIATE LEVEL EARLY INTERVENTION CREDENTIALING AND ENROLLMENT TO BILL)

Billable Activities
Purchasing, leasing, or otherwise providing the acquisition of assistive With Authorization: technology devices and providing related assistive technology services.

Do not provide services without having an authorization in hand. Services provided without a pre-approved authorization are not guaranteed for payment.

Pay Table

Procedure Codes Unit of Service Description Customary Review Parameter Rate
Bill using HCPCS National Level II codes for assistive technology devices at quantity and rate posted on prior approval. 

NOTES: 1) When a provider bills the CBO for the procedure code E1399 a description of the equipment must be included on the claim form; 2) Please see ATTACHMENT 9: EARLY INTERVENTION PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSURANCE USE DETERMINATION GUIDELINES for information on the responsibilities of the provider to document insurance benefits verification and billing as required by EI policy: and 3) Please see ATTACHMENT 11: EARLY INTERVENTION ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY GUIDELINES .

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1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone:  800-701-0995
Fax:  309-298-3066
Email: providerconnections@wiu.edu

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