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October 18, 2022

CGS J15 A/B MAC Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting Regarding Pet Scans for Inflammation and Infection – November 9th, 2022

CGS J15 A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor will host a Joint Kentucky & Ohio Contractor Advisory Committee Meeting via Teleconference/Webinar to discuss the development of a Local Coverage Determination (LCD) regarding Pet Scans for Inflammation and Infection

Date: 11/09/2022
Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Place: Teleconference/Webinar

Interested stakeholders are invited to listen via teleconference, however, questions from the public will not be entertained. Advance registration for public attendance is required. Registration is available at website

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

The purpose of the CAC meeting is to provide a formal mechanism for healthcare professionals to be informed of the evidence used in developing the Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and promote communications between the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) and the healthcare community.

The CAC panel will be asked to discuss the clinical literature related to Pet Scans for Inflammation and Infection and rate their confidence in a series of Key Questions. Discussions will occur between the CAC panelists and MAC Contractor Medical Directors.

The Evidence Review Questions and Articles are attached below:


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