Final Nerve Blockade for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Neuropathy LCD and Associated Billing and Coding: Nerve Blockade for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Neuropathy - Effective September 4, 2022

This Local Coverage Determination (LCD) has completed the Open Public Meeting comment period and is now finalized under contractor numbers: 01111 (CA), 01211 (AS, GU, HI, NMI), 01311 (NV), and 01911 (CA, HI & Territories). Responses to comments received may be found as a link at the bottom of the final LCD.

Medicare Coverage Database Number LCD Title
L35456 Nerve Blockade for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Neuropathy

 

Medicare Coverage Database Number Billing and Coding Article Title
A56034 Billing and Coding: Nerve Blockade for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Neuropathy

 

Effective Date: September 4, 2022

Summary: LCD describes the Coverage and Provider Qualifications that support the medical necessity of a nerve block for treating chronic pain and peripheral neuropathy and the Billing and Coding Article provides billing and coding guidance and documentation requirements for the LCD.

Visit the CMS Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) to access this LCD.

 

            Last Updated Fri, 22 Jul 2022 16:46:04 +0000