42 CFR 426.487 - Board's record on appeal of an ALJ's decision.
(a)Elements of the Board's LCD review record furnished to the public. Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Board's LCD review record consists of any document or material that the Board compiled or considered during an LCD review, including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) The LCD complaint.
(2) The LCD and LCD record.
(3) The supplemental LCD record, if applicable.
(4) Transcripts of record.
(5) Any other relevant evidence gathered under § 426.440.
(6) The ALJ's decision.
(7) The Board's decision.
(b)Elements of the Board's LCD appeal record furnished to the court under seal. The Board's LCD review record must include, under seal, any proprietary data or privileged information submitted and reviewed in the LCD review process, and that data or information must not be included in the review record furnished to the public, but the information must be maintained, under seal, by the Board.
(c)Protective order. In any instance where proprietary data or privileged information is used in the LCD process and a court seeks to obtain or require disclosure of any proprietary data or privileged information contained in the LCD record, CMS or the Department will seek to have a protective order issued for that information, as appropriate.