Corporate
CGS Administrators, LLC

Serving the states of AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, LA, MS, NM, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV and the U.S. territories Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

September 13, 2012

LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for September 2012

Outlined below are the principal changes to a DME MAC Local Coverage Determinations (LCD) and related Policy Article that have been revised and posted. Please review the entire LCD and Policy Article for complete information.

Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment

LCD

Revision Effective Date: 10/01/2012

INDICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE:

HCPCS CODES AND MODIFIERS:

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:

(Note: The effective date above is not applicable to this section. These revised and added requirements are existing Medicare requirements which are now included in the LCD for easy reference)

Policy Article

Revision Effective Date: 10/01/2012

CODING GUIDELINES:

Note: The information contained in this article is only a summary of revisions to the LCD and Policy Article. For complete information on any topic, you must review the LCD and/or Policy Article at http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/overview-and-quick-search.aspxExternal Website.

A webinar will be available soon to enhance your understanding.

Two Vantage Way, Nashville, TN 37228 © CGS Administrators, LLC. All Rights Reserved