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National Coverage Determination (NCD)

NCDs are developed by CMS to describe the circumstances for Medicare coverage nationwide for a specific medical service procedure or device. NCDs generally outline the conditions for which a service is considered to be covered (or not covered) and usually issued as a program instruction.  A list of all CMS NCDs is available on the CMS website This link will take you to an external website..

An overview of the Medicare Coverage Database (MCD) This link will take you to an external website. is located on the CMS website with multiple links to other valuable sites and information.

Last Updated Aug 30, 2016