Local Coverage Determination (LCD)

Refractive Lenses

L33793

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LCD ID
L33793
LCD Title
Refractive Lenses
Proposed LCD in Comment Period
N/A
Source Proposed LCD
N/A
Original Effective Date
For services performed on or after 10/01/2015
Revision Effective Date
For services performed on or after 10/01/2020
Revision Ending Date
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Retirement Date
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Notice Period Start Date
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Notice Period End Date
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CMS National Coverage Policy

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Coverage Guidance

Coverage Indications, Limitations, and/or Medical Necessity

For any item to be covered by Medicare, it must 1) be eligible for a defined Medicare benefit category, 2) be reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to improve the functioning of a malformed body member, and 3) meet all other applicable Medicare statutory and regulatory requirements.

The purpose of a Local Coverage Determination (LCD) is to provide information regarding “reasonable and necessary” criteria based on Social Security Act § 1862(a)(1)(A) provisions.

In addition to the “reasonable and necessary” criteria contained in this LCD there are other payment rules, which are discussed in the following documents, that must also be met prior to Medicare reimbursement:

  • The LCD-related Standard Documentation Requirements Article, located at the bottom of this policy under the Related Local Coverage Documents section.

  • The LCD-related Policy Article, located at the bottom of this policy under the Related Local Coverage Documents section.

  • Refer to the Supplier Manual for additional information on documentation requirements.

  • Refer to the DME MAC web sites for additional bulletin articles and other publications related to this LCD.

For the items addressed in this LCD, the “reasonable and necessary” criteria, based on Social Security Act § 1862(a)(1)(A) provisions, are defined by the following coverage indications, limitations and/or medical necessity.

Statutory coverage criteria for refractive lenses are specified in the related Policy Article.

For beneficiaries who are aphakic (i.e., who have had a cataract removed but do not have an implanted intraocular lens (IOL) or who have congenital absence of the lens), the following lenses or combinations of lenses are covered when determined to be medically necessary:

  1. Bifocal lenses in frames; or
  2. Lenses in frames for far vision and lenses in frames for near vision; or
  3. When a contact lens(es) for far vision is prescribed (including cases of binocular and monocular aphakia), payment will be made for the contact lens(es), and lens(es) in frames for near vision to be worn at the same time as the contact lens(es) and lenses in frames to be worn when the contacts have been removed.

For beneficiaries who are pseudophakic (i.e., those who have an IOL), refer to the Policy Article for information about coverage of the initial pair of lenses.

For aphakic beneficiaries (i.e., those who do not have an IOL), replacement lenses are covered when they are medically necessary. Refer to the Policy Article for information about noncoverage of replacement lenses for pseudophakic beneficiaries.

Anti-reflective coating (V2750), tints (V2744, V2745) or oversize lenses (V2780) are covered only when they are medically necessary for the individual beneficiary and the medical necessity is documented by the treating practitioner. When these features are provided as a beneficiary preference item and are billed with an EY modifier (see LCD-related Standard Documentation Requirements Article), they will be denied as not reasonable and necessary.

UV protection is considered reasonable and necessary following cataract extraction; therefore, additional medical necessity justification by the treating practitioner beyond inclusion on the order is not necessary.

The addition of UV coating (V2755) is not reasonable and necessary for polycarbonate lenses (V2784). Claims for code V2755 billed in addition to code V2784 will be denied as not reasonable and necessary. Additional information regarding the coding and billing of UV coating (V2755) on lenses with UV protective properties inherent in the material may be found in the related Policy Article.

Tinted lenses (V2745), including photochromatic lenses (V2744), used as sunglasses, which are prescribed in addition to regular prosthetic lenses to an aphakic beneficiary, will be denied as not reasonable and necessary.

Lenses made of polycarbonate or other impact-resistant materials (V2784) are covered only for beneficiaries with functional vision in only one eye. In this situation, an impact-resistant material is covered for both lenses, if eyeglasses are covered. Claims for code V2784 that do not meet this coverage criterion will be denied as not reasonable and necessary.

GENERAL

A Standard Written Order (SWO) must be communicated to the supplier before a claim is submitted. If the supplier bills for an item addressed in this policy without first receiving a completed SWO, the claim shall be denied as not reasonable and necessary.

For Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) base items that require a Written Order Prior to Delivery (WOPD), the supplier must have received a signed SWO before the DMEPOS item is delivered to a beneficiary. If a supplier delivers a DMEPOS item without first receiving a WOPD, the claim shall be denied as not reasonable and necessary. Refer to the LCD-related Policy Article, located at the bottom of this policy under the Related Local Coverage Documents section.

For DMEPOS base items that require a WOPD, and also require separately billed associated options, accessories, and/or supplies, the supplier must have received a WOPD which lists the base item and which may list all the associated options, accessories, and/or supplies that are separately billed prior to the delivery of the items. In this scenario, if the supplier separately bills for associated options, accessories, and/or supplies without first receiving a completed and signed WOPD of the base item prior to delivery, the claim(s) shall be denied as not reasonable and necessary.

An item/service is correctly coded when it meets all the coding guidelines listed in CMS HCPCS guidelines, LCDs, LCD-related Policy Articles, or DME MAC articles. Claims that do not meet coding guidelines shall be denied as not reasonable and necessary/incorrectly coded.

Proof of delivery (POD) is a Supplier Standard and DMEPOS suppliers are required to maintain POD documentation in their files. Proof of delivery documentation must be made available to the Medicare contractor upon request. All services that do not have appropriate proof of delivery from the supplier shall be denied as not reasonable and necessary.

Summary of Evidence

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Analysis of Evidence (Rationale for Determination)

N/A

Coding Information

CPT/HCPCS Codes

Group 1

Group 1 Paragraph

The appearance of a code in this section does not necessarily indicate coverage.

HCPCS MODIFIERS:

EY – No physician or other licensed health care provider order for this item or service

GA – Waiver of liability statement issued as required by payer policy, individual case

GY - Item or service statutorily excluded or doesn’t meet the definition of any Medicare benefit category

GZ – Item or service expected to be denied as not reasonable and necessary

KX – Requirements specified in the medical policy have been met

LT - Left side

RT - Right side

HCPCS CODES:

FRAMES:

Group 1 Codes
CodeDescription
V2020 FRAMES, PURCHASES
V2025 DELUXE FRAME

Group 2

Group 2 Paragraph EYEGLASS LENSES Group 2 Codes
CodeDescription
V2100 SPHERE, SINGLE VISION, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00, PER LENS
V2101 SPHERE, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 4.12 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D, PER LENS
V2102 SPHERE, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 7.12 TO PLUS OR MINUS 20.00D, PER LENS
V2103 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, .12 TO 2.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2104 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, 2.12 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2105 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2106 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, OVER 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2107 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00 SPHERE, .12 TO 2.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2108 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25D TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, 2.12 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2109 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2110 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO 7.00D SPHERE, OVER 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2111 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, .25 TO 2.25D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2112 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, 2.25D TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2113 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2114 SPHEROCYLINDER, SINGLE VISION, SPHERE OVER PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D, PER LENS
V2115 LENTICULAR, (MYODISC), PER LENS, SINGLE VISION
V2118 ANISEIKONIC LENS, SINGLE VISION
V2121 LENTICULAR LENS, PER LENS, SINGLE
V2199 NOT OTHERWISE CLASSIFIED, SINGLE VISION LENS
V2200 SPHERE, BIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D, PER LENS
V2201 SPHERE, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.12 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D, PER LENS
V2202 SPHERE, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.12 TO PLUS OR MINUS 20.00D, PER LENS
V2203 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, .12 TO 2.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2204 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, 2.12 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2205 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2206 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, OVER 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2207 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE,.12 TO 2.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2208 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, 2.12 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2209 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2210 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, OVER 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2211 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, .25 TO 2.25D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2212 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, 2.25 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2213 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2214 SPHEROCYLINDER, BIFOCAL, SPHERE OVER PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D, PER LENS
V2215 LENTICULAR (MYODISC), PER LENS, BIFOCAL
V2218 ANISEIKONIC, PER LENS, BIFOCAL
V2219 BIFOCAL SEG WIDTH OVER 28 MM
V2220 BIFOCAL ADD OVER 3.25D
V2221 LENTICULAR LENS, PER LENS, BIFOCAL
V2299 SPECIALTY BIFOCAL (BY REPORT)
V2300 SPHERE, TRIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D, PER LENS
V2301 SPHERE, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.12 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D, PER LENS
V2302 SPHERE, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.12 TO PLUS OR MINUS 20.00, PER LENS
V2303 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, .12-2.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2304 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, 2.25-4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2305 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00 CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2306 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLANO TO PLUS OR MINUS 4.00D SPHERE, OVER 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2307 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, .12 TO 2.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2308 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, 2.12 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2309 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2310 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 4.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 7.00D SPHERE, OVER 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2311 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, .25 TO 2.25D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2312 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, 2.25 TO 4.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2313 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, PLUS OR MINUS 7.25 TO PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D SPHERE, 4.25 TO 6.00D CYLINDER, PER LENS
V2314 SPHEROCYLINDER, TRIFOCAL, SPHERE OVER PLUS OR MINUS 12.00D, PER LENS
V2315 LENTICULAR, (MYODISC), PER LENS, TRIFOCAL
V2318 ANISEIKONIC LENS, TRIFOCAL
V2319 TRIFOCAL SEG WIDTH OVER 28 MM
V2320 TRIFOCAL ADD OVER 3.25D
V2321 LENTICULAR LENS, PER LENS, TRIFOCAL
V2399 SPECIALTY TRIFOCAL (BY REPORT)
V2410 VARIABLE ASPHERICITY LENS, SINGLE VISION, FULL FIELD, GLASS OR PLASTIC, PER LENS
V2430 VARIABLE ASPHERICITY LENS, BIFOCAL, FULL FIELD, GLASS OR PLASTIC, PER LENS
V2499 VARIABLE SPHERICITY LENS, OTHER TYPE

Group 3

Group 3 Paragraph CONTACT LENSES Group 3 Codes
CodeDescription
V2500 CONTACT LENS, PMMA, SPHERICAL, PER LENS
V2501 CONTACT LENS, PMMA, TORIC OR PRISM BALLAST, PER LENS
V2502 CONTACT LENS, PMMA, BIFOCAL, PER LENS
V2503 CONTACT LENS, PMMA, COLOR VISION DEFICIENCY, PER LENS
V2510 CONTACT LENS, GAS PERMEABLE, SPHERICAL, PER LENS
V2511 CONTACT LENS, GAS PERMEABLE, TORIC, PRISM BALLAST, PER LENS
V2512 CONTACT LENS, GAS PERMEABLE, BIFOCAL, PER LENS
V2513 CONTACT LENS, GAS PERMEABLE, EXTENDED WEAR, PER LENS
V2520 CONTACT LENS, HYDROPHILIC, SPHERICAL, PER LENS
V2521 CONTACT LENS, HYDROPHILIC, TORIC, OR PRISM BALLAST, PER LENS
V2522 CONTACT LENS, HYDROPHILIC, BIFOCAL, PER LENS
V2523 CONTACT LENS, HYDROPHILIC, EXTENDED WEAR, PER LENS
V2524 CONTACT LENS, HYDROPHILIC, SPHERICAL, PHOTOCHROMIC ADDITIVE, PER LENS
V2530 CONTACT LENS, SCLERAL, GAS IMPERMEABLE, PER LENS (FOR CONTACT LENS MODIFICATION, SEE 92325)
V2531 CONTACT LENS, SCLERAL, GAS PERMEABLE, PER LENS (FOR CONTACT LENS MODIFICATION, SEE 92325)
V2599 CONTACT LENS, OTHER TYPE

Group 4

Group 4 Paragraph LOW VISION AIDS Group 4 Codes
CodeDescription
V2600 HAND HELD LOW VISION AIDS AND OTHER NONSPECTACLE MOUNTED AIDS
V2610 SINGLE LENS SPECTACLE MOUNTED LOW VISION AIDS
V2615 TELESCOPIC AND OTHER COMPOUND LENS SYSTEM, INCLUDING DISTANCE VISION TELESCOPIC, NEAR VISION TELESCOPES AND COMPOUND MICROSCOPIC LENS SYSTEM

Group 5

Group 5 Paragraph MISCELLANEOUS Group 5 Codes
CodeDescription
V2700 BALANCE LENS, PER LENS
V2702 DELUXE LENS FEATURE
V2710 SLAB OFF PRISM, GLASS OR PLASTIC, PER LENS
V2715 PRISM, PER LENS
V2718 PRESS-ON LENS, FRESNELL PRISM, PER LENS
V2730 SPECIAL BASE CURVE, GLASS OR PLASTIC, PER LENS
V2744 TINT, PHOTOCHROMATIC, PER LENS
V2745 ADDITION TO LENS; TINT, ANY COLOR, SOLID, GRADIENT OR EQUAL, EXCLUDES PHOTOCHROMATIC, ANY LENS MATERIAL, PER LENS
V2750 ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATING, PER LENS
V2755 U-V LENS, PER LENS
V2756 EYE GLASS CASE
V2760 SCRATCH RESISTANT COATING, PER LENS
V2761 MIRROR COATING, ANY TYPE, SOLID, GRADIENT OR EQUAL, ANY LENS MATERIAL, PER LENS
V2762 POLARIZATION, ANY LENS MATERIAL, PER LENS
V2770 OCCLUDER LENS, PER LENS
V2780 OVERSIZE LENS, PER LENS
V2781 PROGRESSIVE LENS, PER LENS
V2782 LENS, INDEX 1.54 TO 1.65 PLASTIC OR 1.60 TO 1.79 GLASS, EXCLUDES POLYCARBONATE, PER LENS
V2783 LENS, INDEX GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.66 PLASTIC OR GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1.80 GLASS, EXCLUDES POLYCARBONATE, PER LENS
V2784 LENS, POLYCARBONATE OR EQUAL, ANY INDEX, PER LENS
V2786 SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONAL MULTIFOCAL LENS, PER LENS
V2797 VISION SUPPLY, ACCESSORY AND/OR SERVICE COMPONENT OF ANOTHER HCPCS VISION CODE
V2799 VISION ITEM OR SERVICE, MISCELLANEOUS

General Information

Associated Information

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

Section 1833(e) of the Social Security Act precludes payment to any provider of services unless "there has been furnished such information as may be necessary in order to determine the amounts due such provider.” It is expected that the beneficiary's medical records will reflect the need for the care provided. The beneficiary's medical records include the treating practitioner's office records, hospital records, nursing home records, home health agency records, records from other healthcare professionals and test reports. This documentation must be available upon request.


GENERAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

In order to justify payment for DMEPOS items, suppliers must meet the following requirements:

  • SWO

  • Medical Record Information (including continued need/use if applicable)

  • Correct Coding

  • Proof of Delivery


Refer to the LCD-related Standard Documentation Requirements article, located at the bottom of this policy under the Related Local Coverage Documents section for additional information regarding these requirements.

Refer to the Supplier Manual for additional information on documentation requirements.

Refer to the DME MAC web sites for additional bulletin articles and other publications related to this LCD.


POLICY SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

Items covered in this LCD have additional policy-specific requirements that must be met prior to Medicare reimbursement.

Refer to the LCD-related Policy article, located at the bottom of this policy under the Related Local Coverage Documents section for additional information.

Appendices


Utilization Guidelines

Refer to Coverage Indications, Limitations, and/or Medical Necessity

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Revision History Information

Revision History DateRevision History NumberRevision History ExplanationReasons for Change
10/01/2020 R6

Revision Effective Date: 10/01/2020
HCPCS CODES:
Added: HCPCS Code V2524 to Group 3 codes (effective for DOS on or after October 1, 2020)

10/15/2020: Pursuant to the 21st Century Cures Act, these revisions do not require notice and comment because the revisions are non-discretionary updates to add CMS HCPCS coding determinations.

  • Revisions Due To CPT/HCPCS Code Changes
01/01/2020 R5

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2020
CODING INFORMATION:
Removed: Field titled “Bill Type”
Removed: Field titled “Revenue Codes”
Removed: Field titled “ICD-10 Codes that Support Medical Necessity”
Removed: Field titled “ICD-10 Codes that DO NOT Support Medical Necessity”
Removed: Field titled “Additional ICD-10 Information”

As required by CR 10901, the ICD-10 information has been moved to all Policy Articles. There is no change in coverage.

  • Other
01/01/2020 R4

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2020
COVERAGE INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY:
Revised: “physician” to “practitioner”
Revised: Order information as a result of Final Rule 1713
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Revised: “physician’s” to “treating practitioner’s”
GENERAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Revised: Prescriptions (orders) to SWO

02/13/2020: Pursuant to the 21st Century Cures Act, these revisions do not require notice and comment because they are due to non-discretionary coverage updates reflective of CMS FR-1713.

  • Provider Education/Guidance
01/01/2017 R3 Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2017
COVERAGE INDICATIONS, INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY:
Removed: Standard Documentation Language
Added: New reference language and directions to Standard Documentation Requirements
Added: General Requirements
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Removed: Standard Documentation Language
Added: General Documentation Requirements
Added: New reference language and directions to Standard Documentation Requirements
POLICY SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Removed: Standard Documentation Language
Added: Direction to Standard Documentation Requirements
Removed: PIM reference from Appendices
RELATED LOCAL COVERAGE DOCUMENTS:
Added: LCD-related Standard Documentation Requirements article
  • Provider Education/Guidance
07/01/2016 R2 Effective July 1, 2016 oversight for DME MAC LCDs is the responsibility of CGS Administrators, LLC 18003 and 17013 and Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC 19003 and 16013. No other changes have been made to the LCDs.
  • Change in Assigned States or Affiliated Contract Numbers
10/01/2015 R1 Revision Effective Date: 10/01/2015
COVERAGE INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY:
Revised: Standard Documentation Language regarding Medicare coverage
HCPCS CODING:
Revised: HCPCS V2799 Narrative
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Revised: Standard Documentation Language to add who can enter date of delivery date on the POD
Added: Continued need, continued use, request for refill documentation requirements and repair/replacement
Revised: Changed ICD-9 reference to diagnosis
  • Provider Education/Guidance
  • Revisions Due To CPT/HCPCS Code Changes

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