Computed Tomography Cerebral Perfusion Analysis (CTP) Final LCD; Billing and Coding: Computed Tomography Cerebral Perfusion Analysis (CTP) Final LCA-Effective December 13, 2020

This Local Coverage Determination (LCD) has completed the Open Public Meeting comment period and is now finalized under contractor numbers: 02101 (AK), 02201 (ID),  02301 (OR), 02401 (WA), 03101 (AZ), 03201 (MT), 03301 (ND), 03401 (SD), 03501 (UT), and 03601 (WY). Responses to comments received may be found as a link at the bottom of the final LCD.

Medicare Coverage Database Number LCD Title
L38700 Computed Tomography Cerebral Perfusion Analysis

 

Medicare Coverage Database Number LCD Title
A58225 Billing and Coding Article: Computed Tomography Cerebral Perfusion Analysis

 

Effective Date: December 13, 2020
Summary: Computed Tomography Cerebral Perfusion Analysis (CTP) (using automated post-processing software algorithmic analysis) is medically reasonable and necessary in patients with small acute ischemic stroke (AIS) caused by unilateral large vessel occlusion (LVO) in the proximal anterior circulation evaluated at stroke centers; CTP can be used to aid in selection for endovascular mechanical thrombectomy (EVT) if certain conditions are met.

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