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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Coding Pro
Coding Pro Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Coding Pro is Orthotic and Prosthetic`s (O&P`s) guide to Medicare codes, reimbursement, and medical policies. Coding Pro provides updated Medicare fee schedules for all 50 states and allows providers to customize and import other fee schedules used by their office.

Coding Pro runs on the individual Personal Computer (PC) or a network drive that is accessible by multiple users. Coding Pro establishes internal databases that are used to sort individual customization of the program. The databases are FoxPro (.dbf) files that are created using Microsoft Visual FoxPro, which is the language the program is written in. Data is stored exclusively on the hard drive of the individual PC or shared drive. This software does not support encryption.

Please note that there is no dedicated webpage for this technology.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v18.11
Decision Date: 11/16/2018
Aliases: AOPA CodingPro
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/16/2018).