LCD ID Number: L37616 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Lab: Cystatin C Measurement
Geographic Jurisdiction: American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands 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.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1861(xx)(1) addresses cardiovascular screening blood tests.
42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 410.32(a) indicates that diagnostic tests may 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
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