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MCAC Referral Draft Guidelines Need Clarity, More Specificity – AdvaMed

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Guidelines specifying how the public can best frame evidentiary questions used in MCAC review should be included in a 1CMS draft guidance stipulating criteria for when an NCD should be referred to the committee, AdvaMed maintains

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