LCD ID Number: L38158 Status: A-Approved
LCD Title: MolDX: Next-Generation Sequencing for Solid Tumors
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 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 Requirements for Diagnostic X-Ray, Diagnostic Laboratory, and Other Diagnostic Tests, §80.1.1 Certification Changes
CMS Internet-Only Manual, Pub 100-03, Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual, Chapter 1 Part 2, §90.2 Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Patients with Advanced Cancer.
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