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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

CMS Revises LCD Guidelines

Medicare updates remove codes from LCDs. In an effort to streamline more of its processes, CMS offers new guidance on local coverage determinations (LCDs). The technology-forward updates include revisions to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual (PIM). Context: The 21st Century Cures Act required certain adjustments to support greater “transparency” in regard to how LCDs are constructed, reviewed, and processed, according [...]