Use this report to view National Coverage documents organized by year. See what's happened in each calendar year with National Coverage Determinations (NCDs), National Coverage Analyses (NCAs) and Coverage Analyses for Labs (CALs). If a document is created or updated during the selected calendar year, it will be included in the report.
Learn more about the various document types found in the MCD
Getting to know the Report
This report contains the National Coverage documents for the selected calendar year. By default, only documents for the current calendar year are included.
For NCAs/CALs, a document is included for the year if it was opened (tracking sheet posted) or closed (decision memo posted) within the year. If an NCA/CAL was opened in one year and closed in another, it will appear under both years. The NCD year references the NCD Transmittal Date.
The columns in this report include:
- ID: The ID of the document
- Title: The title of the document
- Type: The document type
- Review Status: The document review status; only applicable for NCAs and CALs
- Review Type: The document review type; only applicable for NCAs and CALs
Filtering Your Report
You can filter your report using the two criteria in the upper left. Changing the filters will immediately update your report.
Choose from a list of National Coverage document types. Only the selected document types will be included. By default, NCDs, NCAs and CALs are all included in the report.
Choose a calendar year to limit your report. Only documents created or updated during the selected calendar year will be included. By default, the current calendar year is selected.
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.
You can open a document by selecting the link in the ID column.
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.
To see the items in your basket, select the basket icon in the navbar.
Printing a Document to PDF
There are multiple ways to create a PDF of a document that you are currently viewing. You can use your browser's Print function (Ctrl-P on a PC or Command-P on a Mac) to view a print preview and then select PDF as the output. Another option is to use the Download button at the top right of the document view pages (for certain document types).
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