National Coverage Determination (NCD)

FDG PET for Infection and Inflammation - RETIRED

220.6.16

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Tracking Information

Publication Number
100-3
Manual Section Number
220.6.16
Manual Section Title
FDG PET for Infection and Inflammation - RETIRED
Version Number
3
Effective Date of this Version
04/10/2023
Ending Effective Date of this Version
01/01/2021
Implementation Date
04/10/2023

Description Information

Benefit Category
Diagnostic Tests (other)


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Indications and Limitations of Coverage

220.6.16 - FDG PET for Infection and Inflammation (RETIRED)
(Rev. 11892; Issued: 03-09-23; Effective: 04-10-23; Implementation: 04-10-23)

Effective January 1, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services determined that no national coverage determination (NCD) is appropriate at this time for FDG PET for Inflammation and Infection. In the absence of an NCD, coverage determinations will be made by the Medicare Administrative Contractors under section 1862(a)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act.

Transmittal Information

Transmittal Number
11892

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.

Additional Information

Other Versions
Title Version Effective Between
FDG PET for Infection and Inflammation - RETIRED 3 04/10/2023 - 01/01/2021 You are here
FDG PET for Infection and Inflammation 2 01/01/2021 - 01/01/2021 View
FDG PET for Infection and Inflammation 1 03/19/2008 - 01/01/2021 View