LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for December 3, 2015

Outlined below are the principal changes to a DME MAC Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and a Policy Article (PA) that have been revised and posted. The policy included is Wheelchair Seating. Please review the entire LCD and related PA for complete information.

Wheelchair Seating
LCD
Revision Effective Date: 10/01/2015
ICD-10 CODES THAT SUPPORT MEDICAL NECESSITY
Added: ICD-10 codes for Stage 1 Pressure Ulcers
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS
Removed: Start date verbiage from Prescription Requirements
Added: Standard documentation language for dates on orders

Policy Article
Revision Effective Date: 10/01/2015
NON-MEDICAL NECESSITY COVERAGE AND PAYMENT RULES:
Removed: Start date verbiage from Prescription Requirements

Note: The information contained in this article is only a summary of revisions to the LCD and Policy Article. For complete information on any topic, you must review the LCD and/or Policy Article. 

            Last Updated Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:44:12 +0000