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CMS Issues Important Decision Memo Addressing Updates to National Coverage Determination for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

[03/14/18]

Posted on March 14, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On February 15, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released a long-awaited Final Decision Memo (the “Memo”) updating the National Coverage Determination for implantable automatic defibrillators (NCD 20.4), also known as Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (“ICDs”). CMS’s update to NCD 20.4, the guidance describing when providers may bill and receive payment from... READ MORE

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