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  • Coverage of PILD under the Coverage of Evidence Development (CED) paradigm
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    Lacy Gaskins

Coverage of PILD under the Coverage of Evidence Development (CED) paradigm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) acknowledge Medicare coverage of Percutaneous Image-guided Lumbar Decompression (PILD) under the Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) paradigm. Coverage applies for beneficiaries with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) enrolled in a CMS-approved prospective longitudinal study.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R196NCD.pdf

Subject: Percutaneous Image-guided Lumbar Decompression (PILD) for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS)

Number: 196

Title: 10089

Release Date: May 26, 2017

Effective Date: December 7, 2016

Implementation Date: June 27, 2017

Special Transmittal Notes: N/A

 

  • Post author
    Lacy Gaskins