LCD Revisions Summary for November 1, 2018

Outlined below are the principal changes to the DME MAC Local Coverage Determination (LCD) that has been revised and posted. The policy included is Lower Limb Prostheses. Please review the entire LCD and related PA for complete information.

Lower Limb Prostheses LCD

Revision Effective Date: 11/01/2018
Coverage Indications, Limitations, and/or Medical Necessity:
Removed: Weight range information related to L5859.

11/01/2018: At this time, 21st Century Cures Act will apply to new and revised LCDs that restrict coverage which requires comment and notice. This revision is not a restriction to the coverage determination; and, therefore not all the fields included on the LCD are applicable as noted in this policy.

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

Last Updated Feb 05 , 2020