Open Public Meeting

The Part A/B Open Public Meetings (formerly known as Open Draft Meeting) are scheduled by the Noridian Contractor Medical Director(s) of Noridian Healthcare Solutions - A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC). The open public meeting is to allow the public to submit information for Noridian's consideration in Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) development; however, specific claims are not discussed during these meetings.

Presenters / Speakers

If you wish to make a presentation at this open meeting, contact Christine Burnside, Medical Policy Specialist, using the contact information provided below. If you plan to make a presentation at the meeting you must so designate at registration or you will not be allowed to do so. Time to present will be determined by the number of presenters. Only one presentation from each entity.

Due to time constraints, all presentations will be limited to ten (10) minutes, with an additional five (5) to ten (10) minutes allowed for discussion. Requests to present at the meeting and all final presentations must be submitted one (1) week prior to the event date. Individuals who wish to present must register as a presenter or will not be allowed to present. No changes to the presentation will be accepted after the one-week deadline. Note: Presentations will be sent to registrants prior to the meeting date.


Participate in one of two ways.

Registration is required.

  • Attend in-person
    • To register, email no later than one week prior to event. Space is limited. Only first 45 registrants will be allowed to attend in person which is inclusive of presenters and applies to both draft policies presented. Please limit in-person participation requests to only those who will actively participate and contribute to the discussions
  • Attend via teleconference
    • To register, select "Register Now" link below
      • Upon registration a telephone number, access code, and audio PIN will be provided to you. Do not share this information
State Date Time (PT) In Person Location Teleconference Agenda Topics Transcript
All 09/09/19 1-3 p.m. PT

3-5 p.m. CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Headquarters
Dakota West Room
4510 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58121
Register Now TBD


Last Updated Aug 29, 2019