MolDX: Blood Product Molecular Antigen Typing - Effective December 06, 2020

This Local Coverage Determination (LCD) has completed the Open Public Meeting and comment period and is now finalized under contractor numbers: 02102 (AK), 02202 (ID), 02302 (OR), 02402 (WA), 03102 (AZ), 03202 (MT), 03302 (ND), 03402 (SD), 03502 (UT), and 03602 (WY). Responses to comments received may be found as a link at the bottom of the final LCD.

Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) Number/Contractor Determination Number: L38333
LCD Title: MolDX: Blood Product Molecular Antigen Typing
FORMERLY: MolDX: Erythrocyte Molecular Antigen Typing
Effective Date: December 06, 2020
Summary of LCD: Limited-coverage for molecular phenotyping of blood product antigens performed by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved tests in line with their FDA-approved use for patients who are required or expected to require a blood product transfusion (Red Blood Cells, Platelets or White Blood Cells) meeting at least one of the following criteria: Long term, frequent transfusions anticipated to prevent the development of alloantibodies or autoantibodies or other serologic reactivity that impedes the exclusion of clinically significant alloantibodies.

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