Open Public Meeting

The Part B Open Public Meetings (formerly known as Open Draft Meeting) are scheduled by the Noridian Contractor Medical Director(s) to allow the general 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, Assistant to the Contractor Medical Directors, using the contact information provided below.

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 two (2) weeks prior to the event date. No changes to the presentation will be accepted after the two week deadline. Note: Presentations will be sent to registrants prior to the meeting date. Visual equipment will not be available at the meeting site to project presentations.


There are two ways to participate:

  1. In person (at host site location)
  2. Teleconference

To attend in person, you must pre-register with Christine Burnside no later than two weeks prior to event date. Directions for those choosing to attend in person will be provided by Noridian upon receipt of registration request. Only those registered will be able to attend this meeting due to capacity limits.

State(s) Date Time Location Teleconference Topics for Agenda Meeting Notes
All 06/01/2017 1 - 2 p.m. CT Noridian Healthcare Solutions
Room  W3
900 42nd Street S
Fargo, ND 58108-6704
Access Number: 405-874-844
  • Allergy Testing
  • Chiropractic Services
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Lumbar MRI
  • Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)
  • MRI and CT Scans of the Head and Neck
  • Noninvasive Extracranial Arterial Studies
  • Transcranial Doppler Studies
  • Noninvasive Physiologic Studies of Upper and Lower Extremity Arteries
  • Duplex Scan of the Lower Extremity Arteries
  • Noninvasive Peripheral Venous Studies
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Respiratory Care (Respiratory Therapy)
  • MolDX: AlloSure® Donor-Derived Cell-Free DNA Test
  • MolDX: EndoPredict® Breast Cancer Gene Expression Test
  • MolDX: Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests for Respiratory Viral Panels
  • MolDX: Oncotype DX® Genomic Prostate Score for Men with Favorable Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer
  • MolDX: Prometheus IBD sgi Diagnostic Policy
  • MolDX: Foodborne Gastrointestinal Panels Identified by Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs)
Open Public Meeting Notes


LCDs are administrative and educational tools that assist providers, physicians and suppliers in submitting correct Medicare claims for coverage. Draft LCDs are accessible from the Noridian Draft LCDs webpage.

Send all written comments for Part B regarding the draft policies by mail or email to:

Mail Email
Noridian JF Part B CMD Policy Development
900 42nd Street S
P.O. Box 6704
Fargo, ND 58108-6704


Last Updated Jun 22, 2017