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Last Modified: 9/10/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B

Proposed local coverage determinations (LCDs)

Proposed LCDs are new policies or revisions to existing policies that involve a substantive change to existing LCDs. First Coast Service Options is required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide a 45-day public comment period on proposed LCDs. View the proposed LCDs, their status, and details on how to provide comments during the open comment period by clicking the following link.

Open meetings

Open meetings are for the purpose of discussing the review of the evidence and the rationale for proposed LCDs that are in the 45-day public comment period. The open meeting is not a forum for discussing specific claims; or for the submission of new drugs, indications, or marketing of forthcoming drugs or medical devices. Read more information regarding the meeting format, schedule and registration by clicking the following link.

Proposed LCD Response to Comment (RTC) and contractor responses

Review comments and responses provided on proposed LCDs on the Medicare Coverage Database (MCD); see the link below. Note: Comments and author’s identifying information, such as name and email address, may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act or other laws.
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