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Medicare (CMS) October 28th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

Medicare (CMS) October 28th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

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October 28th 2018 Medicare (CMS) LCD Updates:

  • A56141            Billing and Coding for Chemotherapy
  • L34614            Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscopy-Diagnostic
  • L34005            Colonoscopy/Sigmoidoscopy/Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • A56175            Low frequency, non-contact, non-thermal ultrasound (CPT code 97610)
  • A56175            Low frequency, non-contact, non-thermal ultrasound (CPT code 97610)
  • L33787            Lower Limb Prostheses
  • L33382            Lumbar Spinal Fusion for Instability and Degenerative Disc Conditions
  • A56176            Lumbar spinal fusion for instability and degenerative disc conditions revision to the Part A and Part B LCD
  • L37578            Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • A55139            MolDX: Afirma™ Assay by Veracyte Update
  • A55233            MolDx: BCR-ABL Coding and Billing Guidelines
  • L36785            MolDX: Breast Cancer Index℠ Genetic Assay
  • L37770            MolDX: CORUS® CAD ASSAY
  • L37598            MolDX: Cystatin C Measurement
  • L37768            MolDX: CYSTATIN C Measurement
  • L36791            MolDX: Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier Assay
  • L36801            MolDX: HLA-B*15:02 Genetic Testing
  • L37001            MolDX: MGMT Promoter Methylation Analysis
  • L36807            MolDX: Molecular Diagnostic Tests (MDT)
  • L37764            MolDX: Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests for Respiratory Viral Panels
  • A55245            MolDX: OncoCee™ Billing and Coding Guidelines
  • L37011            MolDX: ProMark Risk Score
  • A55206            MolDX: SEPT9 Gene Test Coding and Billing Guidelines
  • L33445            Removal of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions
  • A56168            Response to Comments: MolDX: CORUS® CAD ASSAY (L37770)
  • A56169            Response to Comments: MolDX: Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests for Respiratory Viral Panels (DL37764)
  • A56172            Response to Comments: Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • A56177            Response to Comments: MolDX: Cystatin C Measurement
  • A56167            Response to Comments: MolDX: CYSTATIN C Measurement (DL37768)
  • A54949 (retired)        Single Chamber and Dual Chamber Permanent Cardiac Pacemakers – Coding and Billing
  • L34641            Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • L34999 (retired)        Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication
  • L33763            Vascular Stenting of Lower Extremity Arteries
  • L34592            Vertebroplasty (Percutaneous) and Vertebral Augmentation including cavity creation

 

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