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Draft Policy Status & History for Jurisdiction H

LCD (Local Coverage Determination) or Article Status Indicators:

D - Draft under development; not yet released for comments
C - Draft LCD released for comment
E - Formal comment period ended; comments now being considered
F - Final new/revised LCD has been issued for notice
A - Active policy; notice period complete and the policy is in effect

Note: Comments and author's identifying information, such as name and email address may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act or other laws.

Please see additional information at the bottom of this table regarding commenting on the draft(s).*

Draft LCD or Article Title

Date of Release for Comment

End Date
for
Comment Period

Current
Status

Date of Release
for Notice

Final
Version

DL34892 Facet Joint Interventions for Pain Management

01/18/2018
03/08/2018
   

DL37682 Nusinersen (Spinraza)

01/18/2018
03/08/2018
   

DL35014 Frequency of Hemodialysis

09/14/2017
11/02/2017
E
   

DL37371 Electroretinography (ERG)

05/18/2017
07/06/2017
A
12/07/2017
01/25/2018
L37371

DL37375 Reflectance Confocal Microscopy

05/18/2017
07/06/2017
A
12/07/2017
01/25/2018
L37375

DL35035 Thoracic Aortography and Carotid, Vertebral, and Subclavian Angiography

05/18/2017
07/06/2017
A
12/07/2017
01/25/2018
L35035

DL34998 Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in Adults with Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder

01/19/2017
03/09/2017
A
09/21/2017
11/09/2017
L34998


DL35038 Scanning Computerized Ophthalmic Diagnostic Imaging

01/19/2017
03/09/2017
A
12/07/2017
01/25/2018
L35038

DL34924 Treatment of Varicose Veins of the Lower Extremities

01/19/2017
03/09/2017
E
   

DL35125 Wound Care

01/19/2017
03/09/2017
A
09/21/2017
11/09/2017


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Literature submissions--If you are submitting literature for the Novitas Contractor Medical Directors to consider with your comments:

You must submit as full text article(s) via email or the postal service.
Any literature must be new publications not already reviewed and listed in the Bibliography or Sources of Information sections of the draft LCD.
We cannot accept abstracts, references and/or website links.

Comments may be submitted in one of the following ways:

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OR

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OR

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Electronic submission is the preferred method of submission. However, if electronic submission is not possible, comments may be submitted via the U.S. Postal service addressed to:

Novitas Solutions
Medical Policy Department
Union Trust Building
Suite 600
501 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

If you experience difficulties with submitting your comments via the comment form, please submit your comments via one of the alternative methods. Comments received via all methods are given equal consideration. When submitting your comments via an alternative method (mail, e-mail, or fax) please include the following information: Name of contact person, phone number and e-mail address, and a description of the problem including any error messages received.


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