MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck LCD - R14
This Local Coverage Determination (LCD) has been revised under contractor numbers: 02102 (AK), 02202 (ID), 02302 (OR), 02402 (WA), 03102 (AZ), 03202 (MT), 03302 (ND), 03402 (SD), 03502 (UT), and 03602 (WY).
Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) Number: L35175
LCD Title: MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck
Effective Date: 10/01/2019
Summary of Changes: This LCD has been updated to correct the following:
- The Code Description Change for diagnosis Z45.42 in Revision #11 was added in error. Diagnosis Z45.42 was never in the original MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck LCD.
- In the Coverage Indications, Limitations and/or Medical Necessity section, under Computerized Tomography (CT) letter E, the ICD-10 code G44.1 was deleted. This code is listed in the associated Billing and Coding: MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck article.
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Last Updated Dec 03, 2019