S8262 Code for Mandibular Orthopedic Repositioning Device used for TMD appliance Discontinued.
S8262 has been removed by Medicare and will not be covered under private medical insurance for TMJ-TMD splints as of 06-20-2015.
D8210 Quick Splint Reimbursement for most insurance companies $295.00 – $345.00
D7880 The only code for TMJ-TMD splints Reimbursement for most insurance companies $1,200 – $1,800
Reimbursement is around half of the allowable
This code has been in the “temporary” code set of the HCPCS 1 coding manual. The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) reserves the right to revise codes without notice and has decided to retire the temporary code with short notice.
The quarterly HCPCS coding update file has been released on CMS’s website. One of the “discontinued” codes included in the update is S8262, standing for “Mandibular Orthopedic Repositioning Device. The discontinue date is at the end of the this month on June 30th, 2015.
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The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS, often pronounced by its acronym as “hick picks”) is a set of health care procedure codes based on the American Medical Association’s Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).