LEEDer Group Inc.
8508 North West 66th St.
Miami, Florida 33166 USA

Phone: 305.436.5030
Fax: 305.436.0086
E-mail Address: info {at] LEEDerGroup [dot] com

2012-03 LCD and Policy Article Revisions: Ankle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis

March 1, 2012
LCD and Policy Article Revisions Summary for March 1, 2012

Outlined below are the principal changes to DME MAC Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Policy Articles (PAs) that have been revised and posted. Please review the entire LCD and each related PA for complete information.
Ankle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis

LCD

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2012

INDICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE:
Revised: Order requirements language to specify a ‚Äúdetailed written order‚Ä?
Changed: Word ‚ÄúPatient‚Ä? to ‚ÄúBeneficiary‚Ä?

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:

(Note: The effective date above is not applicable to this section. These revised and added requirements are existing Medicare requirements which are now included in the LCD for easy reference)
Revised: Prescription requirements
Added: Medical Record Information