Lab: Urine Drug Testing Proposed LCD Retirement - Effective July 15, 2020

This proposed Local Coverage Determination (LCD) has been retired under contractor 02101 (AK), 02201 (ID), 02301 (OR), 02401 (WA), 03101 (AZ), 03201 (MT), 03301 (ND), 03401 (SD), 03501 (UT), and 03601 (WY).

Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) Number: DL38139
LCD Title: Lab: Urine Drug Testing
Effective Date: July 15, 2020

Rationale: Noridian has decided to retire the proposed LCD. Should Noridian decide to issue a new draft in the future, Noridian will consider the substantial feedback received. 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.

To access retired proposed LCDs, visit the CMS Medicare Coverage Database Archive.

            Last Updated Wed, 22 Jul 2020 15:54:52 +0000