If a local coverage determination (LCD) contains "Coding Guidelines," they are indicated by an asterisk (*) after the MCD Number.
- Once you access the LCD, the "Coding Guidelines" can be found under the heading, "LCD Attachments" near the end of the document.
- Note: All CPT/HCPCS codes listed are mentioned in the LCD, but are not necessarily subject to diagnosis codes or coverage criteria.
Looking for LCDs Converted to ICD-10?
A list of Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) converted to ICD-10 is available on the LCDs by Contractor Index. Use the scroll box on the index to select your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) and select the "Submit" button to view a list of states that the specified MAC services. You can then select your MAC name from the table to view the future translated LCDs.
- How to Access Updates to ICD-10 Local Coverage Determinations in the CMS Medicare Coverage Database (CMS Special Edition (SE)1421)
Below is a listing of the Future LCDs. All LCDs for Jurisdiction E states contain the same content/guidelines.
| Medicare |
|LCD Title||CPT / HCPCS Codes Referenced|
|L36868||Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy||44388, 44389, 44390, 44391, 44392, 44394,44401, 44402, 44404, 44405, 44406, 44407, 45378, 45379, 45380, 45381, 45382, 45384, 45385, 45386, 45388, 45389, 45391, 45392, 45393|
Last Updated Sep 05, 2019