Noridian Medicare Part B for Jurisdiction E which are for the states of CA, HI, NV, American Samoa, Guam and Northern Mariana Islands has an error that they are incorrectly denying chiropractic. The LCD is being updated to contain the appropriate diagnosis codes. Once complete, Noridian will identify the claims denied incorrectly and adjust them. No action is required on the provider end at this time. These denials all indicated CO50 = medical necessity
This has not affected other states managed by Medicare or specifically Jurisdiction F Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah Washington and Wyoming.