LCD ID Number: L37299 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: MolDX: Prometheus IBD sgi Diagnostic® Policy
Geographic Jurisdiction: Nevada Other Jurisdictions
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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 and 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 the treating physician (or other treating practitioner acting within the scope of his or her license and Medicare requirements).
CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, §80 Requirements for Diagnostic X-Ray, Diagnostic Laboratory, and Other Diagnostic Tests, §80.1.1 Certification Changes, §80.1.2 A/B MAC (B) Contacts With Independent Clinical Laboratories
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