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Indexes are pre-defined lists of National and Local Coverage documents. You may begin by selecting "National Coverage" or "Local Coverage" to reveal a list of National Coverage and Local Coverage indexes. To access an Index, click on the corresponding hyperlink.

"Expand All" / "Collapse All" Links: The "Expand All" and "Collapse All" links are used to expand or collapse all sections or a series of sections on a page.

Section Header: The Individual section headers can be selected as an alternative way to view the available Indexes.

Number of Records: This number represents the number of records available in a set.

Index Options:
  1. National Coverage Analyses (NCAs): National Coverage Analyses Indexes include Open/Closed NCAs, NCAs Open for Public Comment, and NCAs with Public Comments. If an Index does not have any records, it will not display in the list. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  2. Coding Analyses for Labs (CALs): Coding Analyses for Labs Indexes include Open/Closed CALs, CALs Open for Public Comment, and CALs with Public Comments. Please Note: If an Index does not have any records, it will not display in the list. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  3. National Coverage Determinations (NCDs): National Coverage Determinations Indexes include an alphabetical listing of all NCDs and Lab NCDs, as well as a NCD Chapter/Section breakdown. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  4. Meetings and Assessments: Meetings and Assessments Indexes include MEDCAC Meetings filtered by year and an alphabetical listing of Technology Assessments. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  5. Medicare Coverage Documents (MCDs): Medicare Coverage Documents Indexes may include CMS Solicitation of Public Comments, Compendia, Guidance Documents, National Benefit Category Analyses, and Potential National Coverage Determination (NCD) Topics. If an Index does not have any records, it will not display in the list. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  6. Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs): Local Coverage Determinations Indexes include LCDs by Contractor, LCDs by State, and LCDs Alphabetically. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  7. Articles: Articles Indexes include Articles by Contractor, Articles by State, and Articles Listed Alphabetically. The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.
  8. Contacts: Contacts Indexes include All Contacts Listed Alphabetically, Part A - Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC - Part A), Part A & B - Medicare Administrative Contractor (A & B MAC), Part A & B & Home Health & Hospice- Medicare Administrative Contractor (A & B & HHH MAC), Part B - Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC - Part B), Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor (DME MAC), and Home Health & Hospice (HHH). The number of records within each Index is indicated in the right column.

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