LCD ID Number: L39279 Status: P-
LCD Title: Nerve Blockade for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Neuropathy
Geographic Jurisdiction: California - Entire State Other Jurisdictions
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CMS National Coverage Policy:
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, section 1862(a)(1)(A). This section allows coverage and payment for only those services that are considered to be medically reasonable and necessary.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, section 1833(e). This section prohibits Medicare payment for any claim which lacks the necessary information to process the claim.
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, section 1862 (a)(7) excludes routine physical evaluations.
PUB 100-03 Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) Manual- Chapter 1 Section:
30.3 – Acupuncture
150.6 - Vitamin B12 Injections to Strengthen Tendons, Ligaments, etc of the Foot
150.7 - Prolotherapy, Joint Sclerotherapy, and Ligamentous Injections with Sclerosing Agents
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