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Medicare (CMS) September 3rd 2018 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

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September 3rd 2018 Medicare (CMS) LCD Updates:

  • L33416            3D Interpretation and Reporting of Imaging Studies
  • L33418            Assays for Vitamins and Metabolic Function
  • A56119           Billing Limitations for Pharmacies
  • A56124           Billing Limitations for Pharmacies
  • A54768           Billing Requirements for Cardiac Blood Pool Imaging (Multiple Gated Acquisition Scanning- MUGA, Ventriculography) When Performed in Conjunction with Cardiotoxic Chemotherapy
  • L34194            Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Surgery, and Brow Lift
  • L36286            Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Surgery, and Brow Lift
  • L34411            Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Surgery, and Brow Lift
  • L35172            Botulinum Toxin Types A and B
  • L35170            Botulinum Toxin Types A and B Policy
  • L33457            Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging
  • L34573            Cardiac Event Detection
  • L34009            Chiropractic Services
  • L34242            Chiropractic Services
  • L34454            Colonoscopy/Sigmoidoscopy/Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • L33459            Computerized Axial Tomography (CT), Thorax
  • L35724            Controlled Substance Monitoring and Drugs of Abuse Testing
  • L33428            Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • L34415            CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis
  • L34417            CT of the Head
  • L37379            Echocardiography
  • L34513            Flow Cytometry
  • L34561            Home Health – Psychiatric Care
  • L34560            Home Health Occupational Therapy
  • L34564            Home Health Physical Therapy
  • L34419            Homocysteine Level, Serum
  • L34544            Hospice – Liver Disease
  • L34559            Hospice – Renal Care
  • L36238            Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) and Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) process
  • A56125           Humanitarian use device (HUD) and humanitarian device exemption (HDE) process revision to the Part A and Part B LCD
  • L34576            Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Severe Obesity
  • L34220            Lumbar MRI
  • L37281            Lumbar MRI
  • L34424            Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • L34425            Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Orbit, Face, and/or Neck
  • L33436            Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS)
  • L35072            MolDX: CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2C9, and VKORC1 Genetic Testing
  • A54018           MolDX: FDA-Approved BRAF Tests
  • A53112           MolDX: OncoCee™ Billing and Coding Guidelines
  • L35048            Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography
  • L35897            Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography
  • L37636            Nonobstetric Pelvic Ultrasound
  • L34328            Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • L37360            Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • L33445            Removal of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions
  • L34577            Retroperitoneal Ultrasound
  • L33449            Swallowing Studies for Dysphagia
  • L34211            Trigger Point Injections
  • L36859            Trigger Point Injections
  • L34434            Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Visualization
  • A52765 (retired)        Wound Care & Dressing Changes


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