LCD Associated Billing and Coding Article - Billing and Coding: MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck - R3

The following Local Coverage Determination (LCD) associated Billing and Coding Article (LCA) has been revised under contract number: 02102 (AK), 03102 (AZ), 02202 (ID), 03202 (MT), 03302 (ND), 02302 (OR), 03402 (SD), 03502 (UT), 02402 (WA), and 03602 (WY).

Medicare Coverage Database Number LCD Title and Revision Number
L35175 MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck

 

Medicare Coverage Database Number Billing and Coding Article Title and Revision Number
A57215 Billing and Coding: MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck

 

Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Summary of Changes: No updates were made to the LCD. Added ICD-10 codes A02.21, A06.6, A17.0, A17.1, A17.81*, A17.82*, A17.83*, A17.89*, A18.01, A18.03*, A18.51, A18.52, A18.53, A18.54, A18.59, A18.6, A27.81, A32.11, A32.12, A32.7, A32.81, A32.89*, A39.0, A39.1, A39.2, A39.3, A39.81, A39.82, A39.83*, A39.84*, A39.89, A41.9, A50.32, A50.39, A50.40, A50.41, A50.42, A50.43, A50.44, A50.45, A50.49, A50.59, A51.41, A52.11, A52.12, A52.13, A52.14, A52.15, A52.19, A54.81, A80.0 back into Group 1 ICD-10 Codes That Support Medical Necessity in the LCD related Billing and Coding: MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck article after inadvertently deleting them in the last update effective October 1, 2020. The asterisked ICD-10-CM codes listed above should only be coded when they involve conditions of the head or neck/spine (C1-C7).

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            Last Updated Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:08:55 +0000