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LCD for Removal of Benign Skin Lesions (L35498)
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A57482-Billing and Coding: Removal of Benign Skin Lesions

Contractor Information

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

Contractor Number: 05101

Contractor Type: MAC A

LCD Information

LCD ID Number: L35498 Status: A-Approved

LCD Title: Removal of Benign Skin Lesions

Geographic Jurisdiction: Iowa Other Jurisdictions

Original Determination Effective Date: 10/01/2015

Original Determination Ending Date:

Revision Effective Date: 10/28/2021

Revision End Date:

CMS National Coverage Policy:

CMS Pub.100-02 Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 16 - General Exclusions From Coverage, Section §120 - Cosmetic Surgery

CMS Pub. 100-03 Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual-Chapter 1, Coverage Determinations, Part 4, Section 250.4 - Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

CMS Pub.100-04 Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Ch. 23 Fee Schedule Administration and Coding Requirements, Section 10.1-10.1.7 – Reporting ICD Diagnosis and Procedure Codes

Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, section 1862 (a)(1)(A). This section allows coverage and payment of those services that are considered to be medically reasonable and necessary.

CMS Transmittal No, 857, effective date October 3, 2018, Change Request 10901 Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) Implementation date January 8, 2019.

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