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September 2, 2021

Multijurisdictional Contractor Advisory Committee Meeting: Evidentiary Discussion Regarding Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

WPS Government Health Administrators (GHA), along with National Government Services (NGS), Novitas, CGS Administrators, First Coast Service Options, Noridian Healthcare Solutions, and Palmetto GBA will host a Multi-Jurisdictional Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting via Webinar. Discussions will focus on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) assigned Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) the task of developing Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs). The purpose of the CAC meeting is to provide a formal mechanism for healthcare professionals to be informed of the evidence used in developing an LCD and promote communications between the MACs and the healthcare community. The CAC panel will discuss the clinical literature related to TMS for OCD and rate their confidence in a series of Key Questions. Discussions will occur between CAC panelists and Contractor Medical Directors. The public may attend via teleconference; however, questions from the public will not be entertained.

Registration is Required. Please register hereExternal website.

Once registered you will receive the access information via email prior to the meeting. Lines will remain muted throughout the conference except for the invited CAC panelists and the MAC hosts.

You can locate additional information on the WPS Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) Meetings PageExternal website.


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