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Medicare Coverage Of Percutaneous Image-Guided Lumbar Decompression

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.

Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3787CP.pdf

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

Number: 3787

Title: 10089

Release Date: May 26, 2017

Effective Date: December 7, 2016

Implementation Date: June 27, 2017

Special Notes: N/A

  • Lacy Gaskins

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