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Jurisdiction M (JM) Open Draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Meeting
10/01/2018 Home Health
JM Part A
JM Part B
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Open Draft LCD Meeting
Charleston Marriott Town Center
200 Lee Street East
Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Palmetto GBA JM A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) has scheduled an Open Draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Meeting in order to allow for the submission of information related to the proposed LCDs. The general public is invited to submit information for Palmetto GBA's consideration.


Individuals who seek to attend the meeting in person MUST register to attend the event. Space is limited so registration is imperative. If you do not register to attend, you will be turned away if space is at capacity. You may register by logging in to the Event Registration Portal and selecting the event you wish to attend. New users must create a profile before registering for the event. To create a user profile, select the ‘Create Profile' link under the Login button on the blue menu bar and follow the instructions. You will receive your profile login information via e-mail once you complete registration. Please do not register to attend the meeting via the Event Registration Portal if you will be attending via conference call.


Individuals who seek to present information at the meeting MUST register to attend the event following the instructions above and must email a copy of their presentation to B.Policy@PalmettoGBA.com on or before September 20, 2018. Palmetto GBA asks that all presenters attend in person. Presenters will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be notified as to whether or not they have been selected, as well as the time they are allotted to present.


Presenters should bring the following:

  • A laptop or tablet that contains a VGA plug to connect to the projector. Presenters should have a 15 pin VGA female output.  If the computer has a different output please bring an adaptor ready to plug into a 15 pin male VGA. (required)
  • Copies of the presentation (optional)

If time and space are insufficient to accommodate all who request to present, Palmetto GBA will accept written comments and give them full and equal consideration. 


If there are no requests to present information on the draft LCDs, the meeting may be canceled. Please check this page for updates on the meeting.


The following Draft LCDs are being presented for comment and will be viewable on the Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) on September 13, 2018. URLs will be provided here once the Draft LCDs post to the MCD. All comments should be submitted to the appropriate Proposed Contact located on each Draft LCD.



Part A LCDs

Part B


Conference Call Number: 1-877-375-2583

Participant Code: 987225


West Virginia (individual meetings will not be held in SC, NC or VA)

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on October 1, 2018

Location: Charleston Marriott Town Center, 200 Lee Street East, Charleston, West Virginia 25301