NCD (20.32) Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)


Change Request (CR) 11660 informs MACs that effective June 21, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue coverage of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) under Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) when the procedure is provided for the treatment of symptomatic aortic valve stenosis and according to a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indication for use with an approved device, in addition to the coverage criteria outlined in the Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) Manual (Pub. 100-03). CMS will also continue coverage of TAVR for uses that are not expressly listed as an FDA-approved indication in clinical studies that meet specific requirements and are approved by CMS.




Last Updated: 06/15/2020