HomeVA ProstheticsVA Handbook 1173.17 - Home Telehealth Equipment Management ProceduresResponsibility of the Facility Director

17.8. Responsibility of the Facility Director

The Facility Director, or designee, is responsible for:

a. Ensuring facility compliance with Home Telehealth Equipment policy and procedures.

b. Ensuring that prior to usage, all CCHT medical equipment is inspected and that the preventative maintenance requirements are performed for returned and refurbished devices in accordance with facility policy regarding the maintenance of medical equipment. Inspections must be conducted by a facility level designated person.

c. Designating a fund control point specifically for the purchase of CCHT equipment and supplies.

(1) Fund administrators are to use Accounting Classification Code (ACC) 0100A6000, Cost Center (CC) 8250, and Budget Object Code (BOC) 3131 for all CCHT equipment purchases.

(2) The Health Care Financing Administration's Common Procedures Coding System (HCPCS) codes must be entered on the electronic Prosthetics consult; they are:

(a) TH 100 Messaging and Measuring Devices.

(b) TH 102 Monitoring and Measuring Devices.

(c) TH 103 Telehealth Peripheral Devices.

(d) TH 104 Video Phones.

(e) TH 105 Telehealth Accessories, Cables, Surge Protectors, etc.


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