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May 18, 2023

Enteral Nutrition, Osteogenesis Stimulators, Parenteral Nutrition and Seat Lift Mechanisms – Final LCDs and Response to Comments (RTC) Articles Published

Joint DME MAC Publication

On May 18, 2023, the DME MACs published the following final Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and LCD-related Policy Articles (PAs):

  • Enteral Nutrition LCD (L38955) and LCD-related PA (A58833)
  • Osteogenesis Stimulators LCD (L33796) and LCD-related PA (A52513)
  • Parenteral Nutrition LCD (L38953) and LCD-related PA (A58836)
  • Seat Lift mechanisms LCD (L33801) and LCD-related PA (A52518)

The LCDs incorporate finalized revisions, as a result of the LCD reconsiderations and written comments received during the comment period for the proposed LCDs.

The posting of the final LCDs mark the beginning of the 45-day notice period. The final LCDs go into effect for claims with dates of service on or after July 02, 2023.

Along with the final LCDs and LCD-related PAs, the DME MACs published Response to Comments (RTC) Articles which address the written comments received during the comment period. The RTC Articles are as follows:

  • Response to Comments: Enteral Nutrition LCD – DL38955 (A59397)
  • Response to Comments: Osteogenesis Stimulators LCD – DL33796 (A59402)
  • Response to Comments: Parenteral Nutrition LCD – DL38953 (A59399)
  • Response to Comments: Seat Lift mechanisms LCD – DL33801 (A59403)

Interested stakeholders may find the RTC documents by searching for the article numbers in the Medicare Coverage DatabaseExternal Website. The RTC documents are also located in the Associated Documents section of the LCDs.

Please refer to each DME MAC website for additional information about policy development and access to the final LCDs.


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