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May 25, 2023

Kentucky & Ohio Joint Special Open Public Draft LCD Discussion Regarding Urinary Biomarkers for Chronic Pain Management: June 22, 2023

CGS will host a Special Joint Kentucky & Ohio Open Meeting Teleconference/Webinar via Microsoft Teams for comments from providers and the general public related to the development of Local Coverage Determinations (LCD) regarding Urinary Biomarkers for Chronic Pain Management for CGS Medicare Jurisdiction 15.

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2023
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m. ET / 3:00-4:00 p.m. CT
Place: Teleconference/Webinar Only via Microsoft Teams

Please use the following Webinar Registration link to sign up (note: you must register to attendExternal Website via teleconference/webinar). Dial in information will be provided after registration.

Registration InformationExternal Website

Note: If you are presenting, please use the above link to register and our staff will promote you to presenter to enable you to speak.

Please note, this is a Special Open Public meeting to discuss the Draft LCD being presented and not the Contractor Advisory Committee Meetings (CAC).

The following draft LCD(s) will be discussed:

  • DL39616 Urinary Biomarkers for Chronic Pain Management
  • DA59423 Billing and Coding: Urinary Biomarkers for Chronic Pain Management

Kentucky Draft LCDsExternal Website

Ohio Draft LCDsExternal Website

Interested parties who wish to make presentations related to the draft LCD must submit a written request, no later than 06/09/2023 to and include the following information:

  • Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of presenter
  • Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of organization
  • Name of draft LCD
  • Copy of the presentation(s)
  • Completed Conflict of Interest (COI) Form

Expert Consultant Consent to Public Disclosure of Opinion and Participation in the Open Draft/Revised LCD Discussion Meeting

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 approximately one week prior to the meeting.

Future Meetings

Onsite meetings are tentative and could be changed to joint teleconference/webinar.

  • Onsite Joint KY/OH Meeting 07/11/2023
  • Onsite Kentucky Meeting 11/07/2023
  • Onsite Ohio Meeting 11/08/2023


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