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need an ncd/lcd for 52648

sonya Posted Mon 31st of August, 2015 16:42:27 PM

I have been looking on line for the ncd/lcd for green light laser vaporization for prostatectomy. Someone please help!!!!

SuperCoder Answered Tue 01st of September, 2015 00:30:24 AM

Check LCD # L31876 (LASER Ablation of the Prostate) for CPT code 52648. As per this policy, ICD-9 Codes that Support Medical Necessity for this CPT code 52648 are 222.2, 600.01, 600.11, 600.21 and 600.91. For detail policy, read the below linked policy. https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/lcd-details.aspx?LCDId=31876&ContrId=239&ver=17&ContrVer=1&SearchType=Advanced&CoverageSelection=Both&NCSelection=NCA|CAL|NCD|MEDCAC|TA|MCD&ArticleType=SAD|Ed&PolicyType=Final&s=All&KeyWord=laser&KeyWordLookUp=Doc&KeyWordSearchType=Exact&CptHcpcsCode=52648&kq=true&bc=IAAAABAAAAAAAA%3d%3d&

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