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Last Modified: 2/10/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B

2019 Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) meetings for Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

The purpose of the CAC is to provide a formal mechanism for healthcare professionals to be informed of the evidence used in developing local coverage determinations (LCDs) and promoting communications between the MAC and the healthcare community. CAC members should serve in an advisory capacity as representatives of their constituency to review the quality of the evidence used in the development of an LCD. The CAC is advisory in nature, with the final decision on all issues resting with MACs. Accordingly, the advice rendered by the CAC is most useful when it results from a process of full scientific inquiry and thoughtful discussion with careful framing of recommendations and clear identification of the basis of those recommendations.
CAC meeting registration is currently closed. Please watch this site for information on future meetings.
All interested parties desiring to attend the jurisdiction N (JN) CAC are required to register.
All JN CAC members as well as the public (non-CAC members) are welcome to attend in-person or via WebEx and/or teleconference.
All times are ET unless otherwise noted.
JN CAC meetings for 2019 are scheduled as follows:

Date*
Attendees
Location*
Time*
Agenda
Resources
Registration
Wednesday
March 20, 2019
CAC members, stakeholders and other interested parties
Teleconference
1– 4 p.m.
Percutaneous vertebral augmentation
Closed
Saturday
April 27, 2019
CAC members, stakeholders and other interested parties
Embassy Suites Orlando Int’l Airport
5835 TG Lee Blvd,
Orlando, FL
9 a.m. – noon
1– 4 p.m.
Morning. session:
Gastrointestinal pathogen (GIP) panel multiplex nucleic acid based assay
Afternoon session:
Minimally invasive glaucoma drainage devices
Closed
Thursday,
June 13, 2019
CAC members, stakeholders and other interested parties
Teleconference/
webinar
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Hypoglossal nerve stimulation with cranial nerve stimulator
Infectious disease panels – respiratory
Closed
Canceled
Tuesday,
August 13, 2019
CAC members, stakeholders and other interested parties
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Canceled
Thursday,
October 17, 2019
CAC members, stakeholders and other interested parties
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Thursday,
April 7, 2020
CAC members, stakeholders and other interested parties
Teleconference/
Webinar
6 p.m.- 8 p.m. ET
Sclerotherapy (Treatment of Varicose Veins)
Outpatient Wireless Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring for Heart Failure
TBD
TBD
* CAC meeting dates, locations, and times are subject to change.
* All 2020 CAC meetings will be held as a combined CAC meeting with the JN MAC Contractor and JH/JL MAC Contractor.
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