LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for August 18, 2016

Outlined within this article are the principal changes to the DME MAC Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Policy Articles (PAs) that have been revised and posted. The policies included are Automatic External Defibrillators, Heating Pads and Heat Lamps, High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillations Devices. Please review the entire LCD and related PA for complete information.

Automatic External Defibrillators

LCD
Revision Effective Date: 07/01/16
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS: Revised: Standard Documentation Language for orders, and Proof of delivery instructions, added New order requirements, and Correct coding instructions - Effective 04/28/16

Policy Article
Revision Effective Date: 07/01/16
Updated: Title to remove effective date

Heating Pads and Heat Lamps

LCD
Revision Effective Date: 07/01/16
COVERAGE INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY:
Revised: Standard Documentation language - ACA order requirements - Effective 04/28/16
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS: Revised: Standard documentation language for orders, ACA order requirements, added New order requirements, and Correct coding instructions; revised Proof of delivery instructions - Effective 04/28/16

Policy Article
Revision Effective Date: 07/01/16
NON-MEDICAL NECESSITY COVERAGE AND PAYMENT RULES: Revised Standard Language to add Statutory Prescription (Order) Requirements, revised Face to Face and ACA requirements - Effective 04/28/16

High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation Devices

LCD
Revision Effective Date: 07/01/16
COVERAGE INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY: Revised: Standard Documentation language - ACA order requirements - Effective 04/28/16
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS: Revised: Standard documentation language for orders, ACA requirements, and Proof of delivery instructions; added New order requirements, and Correct coding instructions - Effective 04/28/16

Policy Article
Revision Effective Date: 10/01/15
NON-MEDICAL NECESSITY COVERAGE AND PAYMENT RULES: Revised Standard Language to add Statutory prescription (order) requirements, revised Face to Face and ACA requirements - Effective 04/28/2016

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

 

Last Updated Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:00:54 +0000