CMS Launches Redesigned Medicare Coverage Database
January 28th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Jan. 27 the launching of its newly redesigned Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) website.
The MCD contains all current National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), local articles, proposed coverage decisions, National Coverage Analyses (NCAs), Coding Analyses for Labs (CALs), Medicine Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) proceedings, and Medicare coverage guidance documents.
Contractors, providers and other health care professionals can use the website to locate the coverage documents they need using a variety of search options:
- Quick Search
- Advanced Search
For more information about the MCD, you might check out the PowerPoint demonstration available under the Related Links heading on the MCD website.
Tags: LDC, MCD, Medicare Coverage Database, NCA, NCD