Changes to LCD for Respiratory Therapy


J11 Part A Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates

The Palmetto GBA Medical Affairs department for Part A revised the following policies: Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Surgery, and Brow Lift, Colony Stimulating Factors, Computed Tomography of the Pelvis, Computerized Axial Tomography of the Abdomen, Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG), Noninvasive Vascular Testing (NIVT), Outpatient Observation Bed/Room Services, Outpatient Occupational Therapy, Outpatient Physical Therapy, Outpatient Speech Language Pathology, Pain Management, Respiratory Therapy (Respiratory Care), Stretta Procedure and the Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Visualization. Please share these changes with your staff.

LCD for pulmonary rehab 1-16-2014