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NCD 220.6.20 - Beta Amyloid Positron Emission Tomography in Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disease

The purpose of this Change Request (CR) is to announce that effective October 13,2023, CMS removed NCD 220.6.20 from Publication 100-03, the NCD Manual, ending coverage with evidence development (CED) for positron emission tomography (PET) beta amyloid imaging and permitting Medicare coverage determinations for PET beta amyloid imaging to be made by the Medicare Administrative Contractors under section 1862(a)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act.

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

Issue Date: November 16, 2023

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