Lumbar Epidural Injections LCD - R8 - Effective October 1, 2019

This Local Coverage Determination (LCD) has been revised under contractor numbers: 01112 (NCA), 01182 (SCA), 01212 (AS, GU, HI, and NMI), and 01312 (NV).

Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) Number: L34982
LCD Title: Lumbar Epidural Injections
Effective Date: October 1, 2019
Summary of Changes: Added a hyphen between 4 and week in the statement “Exceptions to the 4-week wait may include” under Indications and corrected the spelling of ‘paresthesia’ and “dysesthesia” in #4 under Limitations in the Coverage Guidance section.

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