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

2013-08 Knee Orthoses LCD with addition 727.66





NHIC, Corp.
DME MAC A ListServe For Immediate Release

August 23, 2013

Knee Orthoses Local Coverage Determination – Covered Diagnoses Update

The Knee Orthoses local coverage determination (LCD) has been revised with the addition of diagnosis 727.66, Rupture of tendon, nontraumatic, site-patellar tendon.

Effective for dates of service on or after August 15, 2013, ICD-9 code 727.66 is covered for HCPCS codes L1830, L1832, L1834, L1843, L1844, L1845, and L1846.

Refer to the Knee Orthoses LCD and Policy Article for complete information concerning coverage criteria, coding guidelines, and documentation requirements.