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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Policy:
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 [...]