Novitas Solutions, Inc, Medicare Administrative Contractor in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania as well as the District of Columbia, has released a revised local coverage determination (LCD) on Modifier Barium Swallow Studies. The LCD provides covered indications where instrumental assessment of swallowing may be helpful as well as the settings where the procedure will be reimbursed if medically necessary.
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