LCD ID Number: L33417 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Allergy Skin Testing
Geographic Jurisdiction: South Carolina Other Jurisdictions
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CMS National Coverage Policy:
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1862(a)(1)(A) allows coverage and payment for only those services that are considered to be reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to improve the functioning of a malformed body member.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1862(a)(1)(D) Investigational or Experimental
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1862(a)(6) Personal Comfort Items
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1862(a)(7) excludes routine physical examinations
42 Code of Federal Regulations §410.20 Physicians' Services
CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, §50.2 Determining Self-Administration of Drug or Biological and §188.8.131.52 Antigens
CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-03, Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual, Chapter 1, Part 2, §110.9 Antigens Prepared for Sublingual Administration, §110.11 Food Allergy Testing and Treatment, §110.12 Challenge Ingestion Food Testing and §110.13 Cytotoxic Food Tests
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