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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Cardiac Catheterization Performed in Other than a Hospital Setting (20.25)

Benefit Category
Diagnostic Tests (other)

Note: This may not be an exhaustive list of all applicable Medicare benefit categories for this item or service.

Indications and Limitations of Coverage

(Effective January 12, 2006 - Repealed)

Transmittal Number


Revision History

08/1986 - Replaced PSRO with PRO and emphasized that for procedure to be covered in a freestanding facility, carriers must request PRO review. Effective date NA. (TN 8) 

01/2006 - Repealed NCD. Effective date: 01/12/2006 Implementation Date: 02/27/2006 (TN 46) (CR4280)

National Coverage Analyses (NCAs)

This NCD has been or is currently being reviewed under the National Coverage Determination process. The following are existing associations with NCAs, from the National Coverage Analyses database.

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