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§ 405.211 Coverage of items and services in FDA-approved IDE studies.

(a) Coverage of routine care items and services for Category A (Experimental) devices. Medicare covers routine care items and services furnished in an FDA-approved Category A (Experimental) IDE study if CMS (or its designated entity) determines that the Medicare coverage IDE study criteria in § 405.212 are met.

(b) Coverage of Category B (Nonexperimental/investigational) IDE devices and routine care items and services. Medicare may make payment for a Category B (Nonexperimental/investigational) IDE device and routine care items and services furnished in an FDA-approved Category B (Nonexperimental/investigational) IDE study if CMS (or its designated entity) determines prior to the submission of the first related claim that the Medicare coverage IDE study criteria in § 405.212 are met.

(c) CMS (or its designated entity) must review the following to determine if the Medicare coverage IDE study criteria in § 405.212 are met for purposes of coverage of items and services described in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section:

(1) FDA approval letter of the IDE.

(2) IDE study protocol.

(3) IRB approval letter.

(4) NCT number.

(5) Supporting materials, as needed.

(d) Notification. A listing of all CMS-approved Category A (Experimental) IDE studies and Category B (Nonexperimental/investigational) IDE studies shall be posted on the CMS Web site and published in the Federal Register.

[78 FR 74809, Dec. 10, 2013]