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September 5, 2019

Policy Article Revisions Summary for September 5, 2019

Outlined below are the principal changes to the DME MAC Policy Article (PA) that has been revised and posted. The policy included is Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with Diabetes. Please review the entire LCD and related PA for complete information.

Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with Diabetes

Policy Article

Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with DiabetesExternal Website

Revision Effective Date: 01/01/2019


  • Added: HCPCS A5514 to the reference of "inserts" for which impressions, casts, or CAD-CAM images, of the beneficiary's feet, are to be obtained by the supplier at the time of item selection

09/05/2019: At this time 21st Century Cures Act applies to new and revised LCDs which require comment and notice. This revision is to an article that is not a local coverage determination.

Note: The information contained in this article is only a summary of revisions to the LCDs and PAs. For complete information on any topic, you must review the LCDs and/or PAs.

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