LCD Open Meeting

Local Coverage Determination Open Meeting Announcement

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Jurisdiction 6/Jurisdiction K Part A/Part B MAC

To ensure the development of LCDs occurs through a public and open process, we are soliciting scientific evidence and other scientific-based information related to the proposed LCDs, from the general public and members of the Contractor Advisory Committees.

Open Meeting Date Meeting Time Proposed LCDs Available on MCD 2/8/2024 Meeting Location Teleconference
Thursday, 2/29/2024 12:00‒2:00 p.m. CT
1:00‒3:00 p.m. ET
  • Molecular Pathology Procedures
  • Drugs and Biologicals
  • KidneyIntelX and KidneyIntelX.dkd Testing
  • FACET Joint Injections for Pain Management
  • Cervical Fusion
Virtual: teleconference/webinar Register Here

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Open Meeting Registration

You may register for the webinar by selecting the link above. This will give you access to the presentation slides during the meeting.

AUDIO (Speaking and hearing) IS ONLY ACCESSIBLE BY TELEPHONE. Use the Participant number and Passcode below for the audio (telephone) connection to the meeting:

  • Participant Number: 800-619-3379
  • Participant passcode: 7387211

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Requests to Present

Submit a written request to no later than 2/16/2024.

The request must include the following items:

  • Name, address, telephone number
  • Email address
  • Name and address of the organization represented (if applicable)
  • Name of the proposed LCD
  • Completed Conflict of Interest Disclosure form

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Registered Presenters (Slide Presentations Only)

  • Presentations must include a COI slide
  • Presenters must complete and submit the Conflict of Interest Disclosure to
  • Time allotted for each presenter will be determined by the number of presenters per proposed LCD, with a maximum time allowed of ten minutes per presentation.
  • Slide presentations will not be accepted after 2/21/2024

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In the spirit of an Open meeting, all comments on proposed LCDs are welcome, and should be prefaced by a disclosure of COI.

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Comments on Proposed LCDs

The official comment period is 2/8/2024 through 3/23/2024. Comments can be sent by email to Comments are welcome and must be accompanied by a Conflict of Interest Disclosure form.

Please send hardcopy comments to:

Contractor Medical Directors
National Government Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 7108
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7108

Posted 1/11/2024