ARTICLES meaning Educational publications/documents that provide coding and coverage guidance on a subject that also may have an associated LCD. Articles may be categorized as:Key articles: Articles designated by the contractor as being associated/pertinent to a specific LCD(s) *Only Found on the MCD Archive SiteFAQ: Article developed due to providers frequent inquiries that provide specific information on a particular topic. *Only Found on the MCD Archive SiteSAD Exclusion (Self-Administered Drug Exclusion List Article): Articles that list the CPT/HCPCS codes that are excluded from coverage under this category – Self Administered Drug Exclusion Article.Response to Comment (RTC) Articles: Articles that list issues raised by external stakeholders during the Local Coverage Determination comment period.


reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services