Billing for Pneumatic Cervical Collars and Cervical Traction Unit

pneumatic-cervical-collarsOn Discount Medical Supplies we carry a full array of Pneumatic Cervical collars and Pneumatic Cervical traction units designed for all types of conditions and patients.  These collars are ergonomically designed to relieve nerve and joint pressure, relieve pain from tight muscles, and provide relief from headaches and migraines.  Place the pneumatic cervical collar around the neck and then simply pump up the inflation tube.  This will cause a gentle stretch on the neck which will help allevate the cervical symptoms being experienced.  These types of pneumatic cervical collars and cervical traction units help best with tight cervical muscles, pinched nerves, cervical and neck pain, tension and migraine headaches, swollen discs, osteoarthritis, help in straightening of the neck, and for some degenerative disc or joint disease.

Besides having these on hand in your practice or at home they are reimbursable by most major insurance carriers. The billing HCPCS Code for these pneumatic cervical collars and cervical traction units range from  E0856, E0855 and E0849 depending on the collar you choose.  In order to bill for these or submit a claim you must either provide a patient with a full exam or make sure you as a patient has a copy of your examination that was performed by your doctor.  Please note as well that you will need a completed Letter of medical neccessity to go along with your exam.

These pneumatic cervical collars and cervical traction units found on sell from as low as  $29.99 to $149.00 and come in many different shapes and sizes. This DME product in your office or for home use is just another tool in providing the best patient care possible.  By the way, I would always make sure to pre-verify the cervical collar before you disperse it to the patient or take it home just in case it is not covered by the insurance carrier.