Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy LCD/Billing and Coding: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy LCA Retirement - Effective January 15, 2021

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

Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) Number: L34224/A57471
LCD/LCA Title: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy/Billing and Coding: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Effective Date: January 15, 2021
Rationale: LCDs/LCAs are retired due to lack of evidence of current need(s) for the education and/or edits or in some cases because the material is addressed by a National Coverage Determination (NCD), a coverage provision in a CMS interpretative manual, another LCD or an article. Retirement does not mean that medical necessity has changed or that the LCD no longer reflects appropriate criteria. The guidance in the retired LCD may be helpful in assessing medical necessity.

Visit the Retired LCDs webpage to access the retired LCDs.

            Last Updated Mon, 28 Dec 2020 13:20:46 +0000