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Health Evidence Review Commission Next Meeting Details


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Selected1/8/20151:30 - 4:30 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 111-112

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HERC plans to discuss the following topics:
  • Report of the Value-based Benefits Subcommittee
  • October, 2014 retreat followup
    • Overall work plan
    • Changes to the coverage guidance development process
  • Coverage guidances
    • Nuclear cardiac imaging
    • Ablation for atrial fibrillation
    • Percutaneous interventions for cervical spine pain (this topic will also be discussed by the VbBS in the morning)
    • Advanced imaging in staging of prostate cancer (this topic will also be discussed by the VbBS in the morning)

 *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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Selected2/5/20152:00 - 5:00 p.m.Meridian Park Medical CenterRoom 117B&C

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Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee (HTAS)


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Selected2/23/20151:00 - 4:00 p.m.Meridian Park Medical CenterRoom 117B&C

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Value-based Benefits Subcommittee (VbBS)


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Selected1/8/20158:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 111-112

Topic Details
Items scheduled for discussion could include, but may not be limited to, the following topics:
·         Liver elastoplasty
·         Report of the Back Pain Line Reorganization Task Force
·         Intensive counseling for overweight individuals with cardiovascular risk factors
·         PET scan for fever of unknown origin
·         Catheter thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism
·         Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
·         Unilateral tonsillar hypertrophy
·         Hemangiomas
·         Wearable cardiac defibrillators
·         Intraocular steroids for diabetic macular edema
·         Unilateral hearing loss
·         Review of inpatient and outpatient visit codes for “consult only” and other special lines on the Prioritized List
·         Coverage guidances
o    Percutaneous interventions for cervical spine pain
o    Advanced imaging for staging of prostate cancer
·         Potential new guidelines on:
o    Tobacco cessation interventions
o    Requirement of tobacco cessation prior to surgical procedures
·         Potential revisions to existing guidelines on:
o    Cochlear implants
o    Retained tympanostomy tubes
o    Prenatal testing
o    Preventive services
·         Various straightforward coding changes to the Prioritized List
 
Public comment will be accepted at each meeting but may be limited per the HERC policy.  
 


  
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