Palmetto GBA E-mail Update: Thursday, July 07, 2016

How often does CMS update the Medicare Revalidation List due date information?
The CMS Medicare Revalidation List website will identify how often information is updated. The Web page includes the date the data was last refreshed. It also includes the revalidation due date that is included on a particular list range and a tentative future data refresh date. The information is displayed at the top of the page in red. Please share with appropriate staff.

Applies to:

  • JM Home Health and Hospice//General
  • JM Part A//General
  • JM Part B//General

Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates Part B
The MRI of a Joint L33464, Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in Adults with Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder L34869, and Swallowing Studies for Dysphagia L33449 JM Part B LCDs were revised. Please share with appropriate staff.

Applies to:

  • JM Part B//General

Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Update: Part A and Part B
The Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) L34580 and Removal of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions L33445 JM A/B MAC LCDs were revised. Please share with appropriate staff.

Applies to:

  • JM Part B//General
  • JM Part A//General

MolDX Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and Coverage Article Updates
The Infectious Disease Molecular Diagnostic Testing L33433 and MolDX: CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2C9, and VKORC1 Genetic Testing L35072 MolDX LCDs were revised. The MolDX: Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay Billing and Coding Guidelines A53105 coverage article was revised. Please share with appropriate staff.

Applies to:

  • JM Part B//Pathology & Laboratory
  • JM Part B//General

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