NCD90.2: Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) - Revised

MLN Matters Number: MM10878 Revised
Related CR Release Date: March 6, 2019
Related CR Transmittal Number: R214NCD
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 10878
Effective Date: March 16, 2018
Implementation Date: April 8, 2019 -A/B MACs

Note: CMS revised this article on March 13, 2019, to reflect the revised CR 10878 issued on March 6. In this article, CMS revised the CR implementation date, the CR release date, transmittal number, and the web address of the CR. All other information remains the same.

Change Request (CR) 10878 informs, effective March 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) covers diagnostic laboratory tests using next generation sequencing when performed in a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments- certified laboratory when ordered by a treating physician and when specific requirements are met. Make sure your billing staffs are aware of this change.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)10878.

Last Updated Mar 14, 2019