Medicare's Outpatient Prospective Payment System: Understanding National and Local Coverage Determinations

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This lesson provides an overview of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) national and local coverage issues for services payable under Medicare Part B. The lesson will define the difference between local coverage determinations (LCDs) and national coverage determinations (NCDs), what coverage determinations are, why they were developed, and how they are used, and provide resources to obtain further, detailed information both nationally, and by state. Medicare provides access to a database that contains all National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), local articles, and proposed NCD decisions. This database can be found at https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/.

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Course Description

This lesson provides an overview of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) national and local coverage issues for services payable under Medicare Part B. The lesson will define the difference between local coverage determinations (LCDs) and national coverage determinations (NCDs), what coverage determinations are, why they were developed, and how they are used, and provide resources to obtain further, detailed information both nationally, and by state. Medicare provides access to a database that contains all National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), local articles, and proposed NCD decisions. This database can be found at https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/.

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