Removal of a NCD & Expansion of Coverage of CRC

Related CR Release Date: January 27, 2023
Effective Date: January 1, 2023
Implementation Date: February 27, 2023
MLN Matters Number: MM13017
Related Change Request (CR) Number: CR 13017
Related CR Transmittal Numbers: R11824CP, R11824BP, and R11824NCD

CR 13017 tells you about:

  • Removal of National Coverage Determination (NCD) 160.22 – Ambulatory Electroencephalographic (EEG) Monitoring
  • Lowering the minimum age for colorectal cancer screening (CRC) from age 50 to 45 for certain tests
  • Expanding the definition of CRC screening tests and new billing instructions for colonoscopies under certain scenarios
  • Medicare manual updates

Make sure your billing staff knows about these changes.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)13017.

            Last Updated Thu, 09 Feb 2023 15:29:40 +0000