LCD ID Number: L36427 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
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
42 CFR 410.32(a) indicates that diagnostic tests may only be ordered by a treating physician (or other treating practitioner acting within the scope of his or her license and Medicare requirements)
CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-03, Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual, Chapter 1, Part 2, §100.2 Endoscopy
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