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Introduction

Use this report to view all Final Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) or just the Final LCDs for a single state. LCDs are decisions made by a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) regarding what's reasonable and necessary and, therefore, covered by Medicare in the MAC jurisdiction.

Learn more about the various document types found in the MCD

Note that Final LCD document IDs begin with the letter ā€œLā€ (e.g., L12345).




Getting to know the Report

This report contains a list of Final LCDs. By default, all Final LCDs are included but you can limit the list to a single state.

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The columns in this report include:

  • ID: The ID of the Final LCD.
  • Title: The title of the Final LCD.
  • Contractor: The Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) responsible for the Final LCD.
  • Effective Date: If it is a new LCD then this is the effective date of the original version of the LCD. If it is an existing LCD then this is the effective date of the revised version.
  • Last Updated: If it is a new LCD then this is the date the LCD was created. If it is an existing LCD then this is the date the LCD was updated.
  • Status: The status of the Final LCD -- Active, Retired or Future Effective.




Filtering Your Report

You can filter your report by using the two criteria in the upper left. Changing the filters will immediately update your report.

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State

Choose from a list of states. Selecting a state will limit your report to only the Final LCDs relevant for the selected state. After selecting a state, you have the option to further limit the report to just one contractor number. By default, all states are included in the report.

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Status

Choose from a list of LCD statuses -- Active, Retired or Future Effective. By default, all statuses are included in the report. Please note the MCD only includes retired documents for less than one year. For documents retired beyond one year, visit the MCD Archive.

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Sorting Your Report

You can sort your report by using the Sort By feature in the upper right. Changing the sort will immediately update your report.

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Opening Documents

You can open a document by selecting the link in the ID column.

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Adding Documents to the Basket

You can add documents to the basket by selecting the basket icon associated with the document of interest. Adding documents to the basket will allow you to reference the documents at a later time. Selecting the basket icon in the table's header row will add all the documents in the table to the basket. However, this feature is disabled if there are more than 50 documents in the table.

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To see the items in your basket, select the basket icon in the navbar.

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Additional Features

At the bottom of the report, you will find additional helpful features:

  • Report Run Date: The date you ran the report
  • Selected Criteria: This is the criteria used to run the report
  • Submit Feedback/Ask a Question: Use this feature to contact CMS
  • Download to Excel: Use this feature to download all of the report data to an Excel file

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