Home Infusion Therapy and Parenteral Nutrition Billing Guide updates, eff. 2/1/19

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The Health Care Authority (HCA) revised the Home Infusion Therapy and Parenteral Nutrition Billing Guide, effective February 1, 2019.

What has changed?

The agency updated the following information in this guide:

  • Added information for requesting prior authorization online
  • Added requirement for a written order from a physician for all equipment and supplies
  • Added new section for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), including new expedited prior authorization requirements (EPA)
  • Changed limits for HCPCs code A4221 to four units = one month

For specific details on these changes, see the “What has changed” table inside the updated guide. The updated billing guide is located on HCA’s Provider billing guides and fee schedules web page.