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September 29, 2022

Ohio Open Draft/Revised Local Coverage Determinations (LCD) Discussion Meeting – October 26th, 2022

CGS will host an Open Meeting for comments from physicians/providers and the public related to Draft/Revised Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) for Medicare Jurisdiction 15 on 10/26/2022 at the following time and location:


October 26th, 2022


4:00-5:30 p.m. EST


OSU Wexner Medical Center
Biomedical Research Tower
460 W 12th Ave.
Room 115
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Please note this is the Open Public meeting to discuss the development process of Draft LCDs or revisions to current LCDs and not the Contractor Advisory Committee Meetings (CAC).

The following teleconference/webinar information is available for those of you who wish to attend, but are unable to attend in person. Please note that you must register in order to attend via webinar.

Registration Information for those unable to attend in person: website

Draft Policies

The following policies were written for provider guidance and/or updated based on new technology and information available:

  • 4-4:30pm EST
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injections and Procedures DL39383/ DA59154
  • 4:30-5pm EST
    • Urine Drug Testing DL36029/DA56818
    • Transtelephonic Spirometry DL34541/DA56808
    • Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Primary Refractory or Relapsed Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma with B-cell or T-cell Origin DL39434/DA59215
    • MolDX: Molecular Biomarker Testing to Guide Targeted Therapy Selection in Rheumatoid Arthritis DL39427/ DA58713
    • MolDX: Molecular Assays for the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Melanoma DL39389/DA59163
  • 5-5:30pm EST
    • Skin Substitutes for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Venous Leg Ulcers (DL) DL36690/DA56696

Link to the Draft LCDs: Ohio Proposed/Draft LCDs Not Released to FinalExternal website

Interested parties who wish to make presentations related to the draft LCD(s) must submit a written request, no later than 10/14/2022, to and include the following information:

The presentation and COI form must be attached to your request(s). Each presenter will have equal time based on the number of presentations requested. Once all requests are received, we will notify each presenter of the time allocation via email.

Future Meetings: To Be Determined


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