Coverage Determinations

Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCD)

Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP provides links for national and local policies which cover diagnostic laboratory tests under Medicare Part B.

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website links:

Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) - Coding Policy Manual and Change Report - October 2016    

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coverage/CoverageGenInfo/Downloads/manual201610_ICD10.pdf 

 

The following link will provide a quick look up of coverage code (IDC-10 code) guidance for lab procedures, LCDs, and NCDs.

http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/staticpages/icd-10-code-lookup.aspx

 

The Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) contains all National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs).

http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/overview-and-quick-search.aspx

 

The Medicare Coverage Center:

https://www.cms.gov/Center/Special-Topic/Medicare-Coverage-Center.html