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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 25th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 25th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates »

March 25th 2018 LCD Updates:

  • L36402                Allergy Testing
  • L36466                Application of Skin Substitutes
  • A55035                Billing Requirements for Application of Skin Substitutes (Part B Services Only)
  • L34648                Bisphosphonate Drug Therapy
  • L36356                Bone Mineral Density Studies
  • A55939                Bone mineral density studies revision to the Part A and Part B LCD
  • L33904                B-Scan
  • L33392                Category III CPT® Codes
  • L34093                Chemotherapy and Biologicals
  • A54957                Corneal Hysteresis
  • L33671                Diagnostic Colonoscopy
  • A55937                Diagnostic Colonoscopy Coding Guidelines
  • A55935                Diagnostic colonoscopy revision to the Part A and Part B LCD
  • L34741                Drugs and Biologics (Non-chemotherapy)
  • L34699                Human Granulocyte/Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factors
  • L34525                Intra-articular Injections of Hyaluronan
  • L36521                Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • L36523                MolDX: Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • L36799                MolDX: GeneSight® Assay for Refractory Depression
  • L37003                MolDX: HLA-DQB1*06:02 Testing for Narcolepsy
  • A55176                MolDX: MCOLN1 Genetic Testing Coding and Billing Guidelines
  • L36807                MolDX: Molecular Diagnostic Tests (MDT)
  • A55201                MolDX: PreDx® Coding and Billing Guidelines
  • L35222                Nerve Blocks for Peripheral Neuropathy
  • L34436                Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)
  • L35101                Psychiatric Codes
  • A55686 (retired)  Response to Comments: MolDX: AlloSure® Donor-Derived Cell-Free DNA Test
  • A53066                Self-Administered Drug Exclusion List
  • A54958                Single Chamber and Dual Chamber Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker-Billing & Coding
  • A54929                Single Chamber and Dual Chamber Permanent Cardiac Pacemakers – Coding and Billing
  • L35070                Speech – Language Pathology (SLP) Services: Communication Disorders
  • A54111                Speech Language Pathology (SLP) Services: Communication Disorders
  • L34891                Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Services: Dysphagia; Includes VitalStim® Therapy
  • L35036                Therapy and Rehabilitation Services (PT, OT)
  • L34615                Visual Fields
  • L36690                Wound Application of Cellular and/or Tissue Based Products (CTPs), Lower Extremities

 

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