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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

CMS Updates PIM With LCD Guideline Revisions

Medicare guidance suggests MACs nix codes from LCDs in the future. As the agency steamrolls ahead with more streamlined 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” regarding how LCDs are constructed, reviewed, [...]