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Speech Generating Device (SGD) National Coverage Decision (NCD)

Posted By Anne Long | Nov 20, 2014

Speech Generating Device (SGD) National Coverage Decision (NCD)

 

CMS is announcing that the agency will begin the process to update its Medicare coverage policy on speech-generating devices to reflect changes in the technologies and the use of devices that generate speech. While the agency works to update the national coverage policy, CMS has asked our payment contractors to revert to their previous practice before February 2014 of covering these devices.


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