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Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs
(Rev. 116; Issued: 03-05-10; Effective Date: 02-22-10; Implementation Date: 04-05-10)
This section of the NCD Manual was repealed February 22, 2010, as a result of section 144 of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act. Instead, refer to Pub. 100-04, chapter 32, section 140.
10/1985 - Clarified reimbursement limitation applied to freestanding clinics and coverage policy for physicial and occupational therapy. Effective date NA. (TN 2)
08/1989 - Clarified term "direct supervision" to mean a physician must be immediately available and accessible but not required to be physicially present in excercise room itself. Effective date NA. (TN 41)
04/2006 - The NCD Manual now includes a comprehensive description of the services that must be provided as part of a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program, extends the window of time during which the services must be provided and restructures the language for clarity. Effective date: 03/22/2006. Implementation date: 06/21/2006. (TN 52) CR4149
03/2010 - This section of the NCD Manual was repealed February 22, 2010, as a result of section 144 of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act. Instead, refer to Pub. 100-04, chapter 32, section 140. Effective date: 02/22/2010. Implementation date: 04/05/2010. (TN 116) CR6855
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