Unformatted text preview: reference indicates the change. If we did not a system without permanent codes then there would not be a way for providers to communicate what supplies that were used, there would not be a way to order durable medical supplies for patient and indicate the need for specialized treatments. Without this system a facility could just develop their own codes and it would make it difficult for a health insurance plan to properly pay for services and supplies....
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- Fall '09
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Centers for Medicare