Qualifying Clinical Trials

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The National Coverage Decision (NCD) offers specific guidance concerning Clinical Trials Billing.

Under the National Coverage Decision (NCD), Medicare will cover those routine costs of qualifying clinical trials and the costs of items and services that are reasonable and necessary* to diagnose and treat complications arising from participation in all clinical trials (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Publication 100-3, Ch 1, Part 4, Section 310.1).

Learn more about Qualifying Clinical Trials for Devices.