LCD ID Number: L36805 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Lab: Special Histochemical Stains and Immunohistochemical Stains
Geographic Jurisdiction: Iowa Other Jurisdictions
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CMS National Coverage Policy:
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act (SSA), §1862(a)(1)(A), states that no Medicare payment shall be made for items or services that “are not reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to improve the functioning of a malformed body member.”
42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §410.32 Diagnostic x-ray tests, diagnostic laboratory tests, and other diagnostic tests: Conditions.
CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, §80.6.5 Surgical/Cytopathology Exception
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