See the LCD
Watch the Webinar!
The MACs will hold webinars to "explain the LCD," on Wednesday June 21 and Thursday June 29, the first at 3-430 ET and the second at 12-130 ET.
Find the web page with registration and a chance to submit written questions:
I'll cut and paste the full text below. Check the web site above to register or see updates. They note the language of the webinar is English, which may reassure some skeptics who wondered whether the original complex. challenging to absorb, and multifaceted LCD was written in what language. The webinar materials include the several-hundred-page LCA or billing article.
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"New Local Coverage Determination (LCD):
Genetic Testing for Oncology" (Part A/B)
A Novitas and First Coast collaborative event
Delivery language: English
Wednesday, June 21
3-4:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, June 29
12-1:30 p.m. ET
This is my table of the LCD organization. In the Introduction, they mention their interest in Knowledge Databases, such as NCCN Biomarkers. Then, they discussed these in "covered indications," for 6 pages. Then they discuss these databases in the Evidence section for 7 pages, and in the Analysis section for 9 pages. Overall, about 21% of the text (by word count) is about these knowledge databases. See below:
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