Use this report to view MEDCAC Meetings organized by date. Review the details and minutes from meetings of various Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committees (MEDCACs). The MEDCAC process was established to provide independent guidance and expert advice to CMS on specific clinical topics. It is used to supplement CMS's internal expertise and to ensure an unbiased and contemporary consideration of "state of the art" technology and science.
Learn more about the various document types found in the MCD
Getting to know the Report
This report displays MEDCAC meetings. By default, all MEDCAC meetings are included, but you can filter on the calendar year of the meeting.
The columns in this report include:
- Meeting Date: The date of the MEDCAC meeting
- Title: The title of the MEDCAC meeting, which is typically also the subject of the meeting
Filtering Your Report
You can filter your report by using the criteria in the upper left. Changing the filter will immediately update your report.
Choose from a list of calendar years. By default, the report includes all years. Select one or more years to view only the MEDCAC meetings from the selected year(s).
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 Meeting Date 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