LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for February 13, 2014

Outlined below are the principal changes to DME MAC Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and a Policy Articles (PA) that have been revised and posted.  Please review the entire LCD and each related PA for complete information.

Intravenous Immune Globulin

LCD

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2014
HCPCS CODES:
Added: J1556

Suction Pumps

LCD

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2014

COVERAGE, INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY:

Added: A7047 denial statement

HCPCS CODES AND MODIFIERS:

Added: A7047

Revised: A9272 narrative

ICD-9 CODES THAT DO NOT SUPPORT MEDICAL NECESSITY:

Added: Code for E0600, A7002 and A7047

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:

Added: ICD-9 requirement for E0600, A7002 and A7047

Policy Article

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2014

CODING GUIDELINES:

Revised: Definition of E0600 to include respiratory suction devices other than those designed to remove secretions

Added: A7047

Revised: A9272 definition to include items previously coded as A9270

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

Last Updated Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:24:15 +0000