Changes to the Laboratory National Coverage Determination (NCD) Edit Software for January 2012
INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: CMS
The changes to the NCD code lists are described below and are effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2012.
Deleted ICD-9-CM Codes
• Delete ICD-9-CM codes 425.11 and 425.18 from the list of ICD-9- CM codes that are covered by Medicare for the Alpha-fetoprotein (190.25) NCD.
Added ICD-9-CM Codes (Effective October 1, 2011)
• Add ICD-9-CM codes 786.50 and 786.51 to the list of ICD-9-CM codes that are covered by Medicare for the Prothrombin Time (PT)(190.17) NCD.