LCD ID Number: L35163 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Plastic Surgery
Geographic Jurisdiction: Nevada 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 medically reasonable and necessary.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1833(e). Prohibits Medicare payment for any claim, which lacks the necessary information to process the claim.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1862(a)(10). Coverage of cosmetic surgery is discussed.
Medicare On-Line Manual System, Publication 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 16, §§10, 120, and 180.
Medicare On-Line Manual System, Publication 100-03, Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual, Chapter 1, Part 2, §§140.2 and 140.4.
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