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Health Evidence Review Commission Next Meeting Details


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Selected8/13/20151:30 - 4:30 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 111-112

Topic Details

HERC will consider the following topics:

  • Value-based Benefits Subcommittee report*
  • Draft coverage guidances and related Prioritized List changes for review and approval:
    • Biomarker tests of cancer tissue for prognosis and potential response to treatment
    • Planned out-of-hospital birth
  • Coverage guidance process/format/selection changes
  • Outcomes for rescan of 2013 coverage guidances on the following topics:
    • Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring In Diabetes Mellitus (HTAS)
    • Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea in Adults (HTAS)
    • MRI for Breast Cancer Diagnosis (HTAS)
    • Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty and Sacroplasty (HTAS)
    • Cervical Cancer Screening (EbGS)
    • Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring (EbGS)
    • Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (EbGS)
    • Induction of Labor (EbGS)
    • Management of Recurrent Acute Otitits Media in Children (EbGS)
    • Neuroimaging For Headache  (EbGS)
    • PET Scan for Breast Cancer (HTAS)
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (HTAS)
    • Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose for Type 1 & 2 Diabetes (HTAS)
    • Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (EbGS)
  • 2016 Biennial review of Prioritized List
    • Formation of a task force on obesity management
  • Concept of using statements of intent for best practices
    • Pilot topic of best practices for the management of opioids related to statewide performance improvement project
  • Membership changes to Behavioral Health Advisory Panel and Oral Health Advisory Panel

*Topics which remain unresolved at the conclusion of the morning's VbBS meeting will not be heard by HERC until a later date. Public notice of tabled topics will be announced 30-days prior their next scheduled discussion.


  
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Evidence-based Guidelines Subcommittee (EbGS)


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Selected9/3/20152:00 - 5:00 p.m.Meridian Park Medical CenterRoom 117B&C

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Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee (HTAS)


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Selected9/10/20151:00 - 4:00 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 155

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Value-based Benefits Subcommittee (VbBS)


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Selected8/13/20158:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 111-112

Topic Details

Meeting will start at 8:00 a.m.

Items scheduled for discussion could include, but may not be limited to, the following topics:

  • Treatments for gender dysphoria
  • Coverage guidances
    • Planned out-of-hospital births
    • Biomarker tests of cancer tissue for prognosis and potential response to treatment
  • Temporary prostatic stents
  • Abnormal vaginal pap smears
  • Vertebral fracture assessment
  • Optic neuritis
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Cardiac implantable loop recorders  Topic rescinded 7/29/15
  • Exhaled nitrous oxide testing for asthma
  • Nose repair
  • Stem cell transplant for neuroblastoma  Topic rescinded 7/29/15
  • Chest wall oscillation Topic rescinded 7/29/15
  • Left ventricular assist devices as destination therapy
  • Wearable cardiac defibrillators
  • Potential new guidelines on:
    • Coverage of perforations of the ear drum with hearing loss
    • Botulinum toxin therapy for migraines and bladder indications
  • Potential revisions to existing guidelines on:
    • Continuous glucose monitoring
    • Acute peripheral nerve injury
  • Various straightforward coding and guideline changes to the Prioritized List


  
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