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Medicare (CMS) September 16th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

Medicare (CMS) September 16th 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

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September 16th 2018 Medicare (CMS) LCD Updates:

  • A53026                Bariatric Surgery Coverage
  • A53028                Bariatric Surgery Coverage
  • A52728 (retired)   Billing of E/M Services and Drug Administration
  • L33557                 Cardiac Catheterization and Coronary Angiography
  • L37697                 Emergency and Non-Emergency Ground Ambulance Services
  • A56130                Emergency and non-emergency ground ambulance services revision to the Part A and Part B LCD
  • DL37893              Endovenous Stenting
  • DL35427              Hyaluronan Acid Therapies for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • L36504                 Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy
  • L33633                 Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • L34195                 Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • A53098                MolDX: Afirma™ Assay by Veracyte Update
  • L36129                 MolDX: Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • DL37822              MolDX: Breast Cancer IndexTM (BCI) Gene Expression Test
  • DL37824              MolDX: Breast Cancer IndexTM (BCI) Gene Expression Test
  • L37612                 MolDX: Corus® CAD Assay
  • DL37818              MolDX: Decipher® Biopsy Prostate Cancer Classifier Assay for Men with Very Low and Low Risk Disease
  • DL37820              MolDX: Decipher® Biopsy Prostate Cancer Classifier Assay for Men with Very Low and Low Risk Disease
  • DL37887              MolDX: Envisia, Veracyte, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnostic Test
  • DL36370              MolDX: Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • DL36374              MolDX: Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • DL37897              MolDX: Inivata, InVisionFirst, Liquid Biopsy for Patients with Lung Cancer
  • DL37879              MolDX: myPath Melanoma Assay
  • DL37881              MolDX: myPath Melanoma Assay
  • DL37875              MolDX: NeuroIDgenetix® Test for Depression
  • DL37877              MolDX: NeuroIDgenetix® Test for Depression
  • L35098                 Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography
  • L35084                 Non-Coronary Vascular Stents
  • L33629                 Non-covered Services
  • L33631                 Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy Services
  • A52515                Parenteral Nutrition – Policy Article
  • L33942                 Physical Therapy – Home Health
  • L34183                 Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitalization
  • A52757 (retired)   Rehabilitation Delivery Methods
  • A52771 (retired)   Rehabilitation Delivery Methods
  • A56129                Response to Comments: MolDX: Corus® CAD Assay
  • A52737 (retired)   Standing Orders
  • L33579                 Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • L33577                 Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
  • L34051                 Vitamin D Assay Testing
  • L36692                 Vitamin D Assay Testing

 

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