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NCD 20.4 Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs)

SE20006 updates providers on Medicare coverage rules and policies for National Coverage Determination (NCD) 20.4 – Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs). SE20006 outlines the coding requirements (including the heart failure codes) and is not more restrictive than the NCD.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: March 03, 2020

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