Retirement for Local Coverage Determination and Associated Billing and Coding Article Facet Joint Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Facet Joint Radiofrequency Neurotomy - Effective April 24, 2021

The following Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and associated Billing and Coding Article (LCA) have been retired under contract number: 02101 (AK), 03101 (AZ), 02201 (ID), 03201 (MT), 03301 (ND), 02301 (OR), 03401 (SD), 03501 (UT), 02401 (WA), and 03601 (WY).

Medicare Coverage Database Number LCD Title
L34995 Facet Joint Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Facet Joint Radiofrequency Neurotomy

 

Medicare Coverage Database Number Billing and Coding Article Title
A57728 Billing and Coding: Facet Joint Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Facet Joint Radiofrequency Neurotomy

 

Effective Date: April 24, 2021

Summary of Changes: This Facet Joint Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Facet Joint Radiofrequency Neurotomy LCD and the associated Billing and Coding LCA are being retired and replaced with the new Facet Joint Interventions for Pain Management LCD L38801 and the associated Billing and Coding: Facet Joint Interventions for Pain Management LCA A58403. The new LCD and its’ associated Billing and Coding article are effective April 25, 2021.

Visit the Noridian Active LCDs webpage or Noridian Medicare Coverage Articles webpages to view the locally hosted document or access it via the CMS MCD.

            Last Updated Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:32:18 +0000