Policy Article Revisions Summary for July 25, 2019

Outlined below are the principal changes to the DME MAC Policy Articles (PAs) that have been revised and posted. The policies included are External Infusion Pumps and Intravenous Immune Globulin. Please review the entire LCDs and related PAs for complete information.

External Infusion Pumps

PA

Revision Effective Date: 08/13/2019

ICD-10 CODES THAT ARE COVERED:

  • Added: Codes D80.2, D80.3, D80.4, D80.6, D80.7, D81.5, D82.1, D82.4, and G11.3 to Group 3 per update to Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, section 50.6

07/25/2019: At this time 21st Century Cures Act applies to new and revised LCDs which require comment and notice. This revision is to an article that is not a local coverage determination.

Intravenous Immune Globulin

PA

Revision Effective Date: 08/13/2019

ICD-10 CODES THAT ARE COVERED:

  • Added: Codes D80.2, D80.3, D80.4, D80.6, D80.7, D81.5, D82.1, D82.4, D83.1 and G11.3 per update to Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, section 50.6

07/25/2019: At this time 21st Century Cures Act applies to new and revised LCDs which require comment and notice. This revision is to an article that is not a local coverage determination.

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 Thu, 25 Jul 2019 11:42:42 +0000