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Medicare (CMS) August 5th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

Medicare (CMS) August 5th 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 »

August 5th Medicare (CMS) 2018 LCD Updates:

  • L35162              Ambulance Services (Ground Ambulance)
  • A53049             Approved Drugs and Biologicals; Includes Cancer Chemotherapeutic Agents
  • A52422             Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • A55353 (retired) Billing and Coding for Rezum® Procedure
  • A56083             Billing and Coding for the Rezum® System for Benign Prostatic
  • A55035             Billing Requirements for Application of Skin Substitutes (Part B Services Only)
  • A52530             Capsaicin 8% patch (Qutenza®)
  • L33423              Cardiac Computed Tomography & Angiography (CCTA)
  • L34093              Chemotherapy and Biologicals
  • L34093              Chemotherapy and Biologicals
  • L37387              Chiropractic Services
  • A52424             Denosumab (Prolia ™, Xgeva ™)
  • L33812 (retired) Destruction by neurolytic agent; interdigital nerve of the foot—Morton’s Neuroma
  • A56085             Destruction by neurolytic agent; interdigital nerve of the foot—Morton’s neuroma retired Part B LCD
  • A52425             Drugs and Biologicals, Coverage of, for Label and Off-Label Uses – Supplemental Instructions Article
  • A52531             Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant
  • L36926 (retired) Genomic Sequence Analysis Panels in the Treatment of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
  • L37606              Genomic Sequence Analysis Panels in the Treatment of Hematolymphoid Diseases
  • L37078 (retired) Genomic Sequence Analysis Panels in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • L36761              GlycoMark Testing for Glycemic Control
  • A53055             Home-Based Fall Evaluations and Interventions
  • L37779              Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • A52427             Iron Sucrose, Iron Dextran and Ferumoxytol, (Intravenous Iron Therapy)
  • L34012 (retired) Leucovorin (Wellcovorin®)
  • A56087             Leucovorin (Wellcovorin®) retired Part A and Part B LCD
  • L36007              Lower Extremity Major Joint Replacement (Hip and Knee)
  • L34822              Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone (LHRH) Analogs
  • L37761              Magnetic Resonance Image Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) for Essential Tremor
  • L36082              MolDX: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing
  • L36161              MolDX: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing
  • L36163              MolDX: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing
  • A54878             MolDX: CDH1 Genetic Testing Coding and Billing Guidelines
  • L35071              MolDX: Circulating Tumor Cell Marker Assays
  • L35024              MolDX: Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • L36002              MolDX: Prolaris™ Prostate Cancer Genomic Assay
  • L37260              MolDX: Prometheus IBD sgi Diagnostic Policy
  • A54862             Nivolumab – Related to LCD L33394
  • L34555              Non-Covered Category III CPT Codes
  • A52532             Off-Label Cancer Chemotherapy Use
  • A52428             Pamidronate Disodium for Injection (e.g., Aredia®)
  • L34063              RAST Type Tests
  • L34200              Removal of Benign Skin Lesions
  • A56089             Response to Comments: GlycoMark Testing for Glycemic Control
  • A56088             Response to Comments: Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • A56084             Response to Comments: Magnetic Resonance Image Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) for Essential Tremor
  • A56090             Response to Comments: MolDX: Circulating Tumor Cell Marker Assays
  • L34246              Routine Foot Care and Debridement of Nails
  • A52372             Routine Foot Care and Debridement of Nails – Supplemental Instructions Article
  • L34061              Scanning Computerized Ophthalmic Diagnostic Imaging (SCODI)
  • A52429             Sodium Ferric Gluconate, (Intravenous Iron Therapy)
  • L34046              Speech-Language Pathology
  • A52533             Thyrotropin Alfa (Thyrogen®)
  • L33473              Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty

 

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