LCD ID Number: L37643 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: Routine Foot Care
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.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, §1862 (a)(13)(C) defines the exclusion for payment of routine foot care.
42 CFR Section 411.15 (l) Particular services excluded from coverage.
CMS Internet- Only Manual, Pub 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15, §290 Foot Care
CMS Internet- Only Manual, Pub 100-03, Medicare National Coverage Determination Manual, Chapter 1, §70.2.1 Services Provided for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy with Loss of Protective Sensation (aka Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy)
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