150 North Wacker Drive
Suite 1870
Chicago, IL 60606
847-381-5465 Phone
847-381-4606 Fax

User Information

Create New Account

Lost Password


Quick Links

LCDs and LCAs
by Contractor

PLA Codes

Laboratory Fee Schedule

2020 (July)

Physician Fee Schedule


OPPS Fee Schedule


ASC Fee Schedule


APC Codes


DRG Codes


ASP Drug Pricing Files

April 2021
January 2021

CMS Transmittals

Next Webinar 06/23/2021:
2021 Regulatory Update: Hospital Outreach Programs

CodeMap® LCD-L34594


Printer Friendly Version

LCD for Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (L34594)
See related Articles:
A57478-Billing and Coding: Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

Contractor Information

Contractor Name: Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation - Full list of policies of this Medicare Contractor

Contractor Number: 05201

Contractor Type: MAC A

LCD Information

LCD ID Number: L34594 Status: A-Approved

LCD Title: Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

Geographic Jurisdiction: Kansas Other Jurisdictions

Original Determination Effective Date: 10/01/2015

Original Determination Ending Date:

Revision Effective Date: 10/31/2019

Revision End Date:

CMS National Coverage Policy:

Code of Federal Regulations:
42 CFR Section 410.32 indicates that diagnostic tests may only be ordered by the treating physician (or other treating practitioner acting within the scope of his or her license and Medicare requirements) who uses the results in the management of the beneficiary's specific medical problem.

Federal Register:
Federal Register Vol. 62, 59047, Supervision of Diagnostic Tests, describes the degree of physician supervision required for diagnostic tests.

CMS Publications:
CMS Publication 100-03, Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) Manual, Chapter 1, Part 2:160.23 Sensory Nerve Conduction Threshold Tests (sNCTs)
Program Memorandum Carriers Transmittal B-01-28 Change Request 850, describes tests that may be performed by PTs with ABPTS certification
CMS Publication 100-2. Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, Section 80: Requirements for Diagnostic X-Ray, Diagnostic Laboratory, and Other Diagnostic Tests .
Transmittal 2677 Change Request 8169 April Update to the CY 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB)

Change Request 10901, Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)

CMS IOM Publication 100-08, Medicare Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 13, Section 13.5.4 - Reasonable and Necessary Provisions in an LCD.

Sorry, you need to login or register to view additional sections of this Medicare policy.

All information on this web site is compiled directly from information obtained from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and from its Contractors.

CodeMap® has made every reasonable effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this web site. However, the ultimate responsibility for correct coding and claims submission lies with the provider of services. CodeMap® makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee that this compilation of Medicare information is error-free or that the use of this information will result in Medicare coverage and subsequent payment of claims. Final coverage and payment of claims are subject to many factors exclusively controlled by CMS and its contractors.

No part of this web page or data displayed may be redistibuted or used without the express written consent of Wheaton Partners, LLC.

06/22/2021 06:27:26

CodeMap® is a Registered Trademark of Wheaton Partners, LLC.