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CodeMap® LCD-L36850

 

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L36850
LCD for Peripheral Nerve Blocks (L36850)
See related Articles:
A55421-Response to Comments: Peripheral Nerve Blocks
A57452-Billing and Coding: Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Contractor Information

Contractor Name: National Government Services, Inc. - Full list of policies of this Medicare Contractor

Contractor Number: 06202

Contractor Type: MAC B

LCD Information

LCD ID Number: L36850 Status: A-Approved

LCD Title: Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Geographic Jurisdiction: Minnesota Other Jurisdictions

Original Determination Effective Date: 05/01/2017

Original Determination Ending Date:

Revision Effective Date: 11/21/2019

Revision End Date:

CMS National Coverage Policy:

Language quoted from CMS National Coverage Determination (NCDs) and coverage provisions in interpretive manuals are italicized throughout the Local Coverage Determination (LCD). NCDs and coverage provisions in interpretive manuals are not subject to the LCD Review Process (42 CFR 405.860[b] and 42 CFR 426 [Subpart D]). In addition, an administrative law judge may not review an NCD. See §1869(f)(1)(A)(i) of the Social Security Act.

Unless otherwise specified, italicized text represents quotation from one or more of the following CMS sources:

Title XVIII of the Social Security Act (SSA):

Section 1862(a)(1)(A) excludes expenses incurred for items or services which are not reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to improve the functioning of a malformed body member.

Section 1833(e) prohibits Medicare payment for any claim which lacks the necessary information to process the claim.

CMS Publication 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12:
Section 50 Payment for Anesthesiology Services


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