Effective 4/3/2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has amended its previous National Coverage Determination (NCD) for HBO therapy by removing Section C from the NCD, which previously considered the application of topical oxygen for chronic wounds as nationally non-covered. The coverage of topical oxygen for this purpose will be determined by the local Medicare Administrative Contractors. (Posted 4/3/2017)

Decision Memo for Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy (Section C, Topical Oxygen