LCD ID Number: L35704 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Geographic Jurisdiction: Alaska Other Jurisdictions
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CMS National Coverage Policy:
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, Section 1862(a)(1)(A). This section allows coverage and payment for only those services that are considered to be medically reasonable and necessary.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, Section 1833(e). This section prohibits Medicare payment for any claim which lacks the necessary information to process the claim.
CMS Publication 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, Section 30, Physician Services
CMS Publication 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 16, Section 120, Cosmetic Surgery
CMS Publication 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12 Section 40-40.6, Surgeons and Global Surgery
CMS Publication 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12, Section 60, Payment for Pathology Services
CMS Transmittal No. 434, Publication 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Change Request #3458, January 14, 2005, Addition of CLIA Edits to Certain Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Mohs Surgery.
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