Use this report to view National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) listed alphabetically or organized by chapter and section. NCDs are national policy granting, limiting or excluding Medicare coverage for a specific medical item or service. These are developed and published by CMS and apply to all states. NCDs are made through an evidence-based process, with opportunities for public participation.
Learn more about the various document types found in the MCD
Getting to know the Report
This report contains the list of all NCDs. By default, the NCDs are listed alphabetically by title.
The columns in this report include:
- NCD Section: The ID of the document, which includes the NCD chapter and section
- Title: The title of the document
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.
By default, the report is sorted alphabetically by Title.
You can change this to sort by Chapter/Section.
Filtering Your Report
When sorting by Chapter/Section, a filter becomes available. Changing the filter will immediately update your report. Choose from a list of Chapters. Only documents related to the selected Chapter will be included. By default, all Chapters are included in the report.
Navigating Your Report
When sorting by Chapter/Section, the report data is broken out by chapter with a subheader for each chapter.
Using the "Jump To" feature, you can quickly navigate to a different chapter in the report.
You can open a document by selecting the link in the NCD Section 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