LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for August 20, 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 Commodes. Please review the entire LCD and related PA for complete information.

Commodes
LCD
Revision Effective Date: 10/31/2014 (August 2015 Publication)
COVERAGE INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY:
Added: Incorporated NCD 280.1 coverage statement regarding, bidets, bidet toilet seats and similar

Policy Article
Revision Effective Date: 04/01/2013 (August 2015 Publication)
NON-MEDICAL NECESSITY COVERAGE AND PAYMENT RULES:
Added: Coverage statement for bidets and similar items
CODING GUIDELINES:
Added: Code description for bidets, bidet toilet seats and similar items

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 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:32:18 +0000