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Health Evidence Review Commission Next Meeting Details


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Selected3/12/20151:30 - 4:30 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 111-112

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HERC plans to discuss* the following topics:

 *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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Selected4/2/20152:00 - 5:00 p.m.Meridian Park Medical CenterRoom 117B&C

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VbBS Agenda 3-14-2014
HERC Materials Handout-1
HERC Minutes 6-9-2014
EbGS Materials Handout 9.14.2014
CG TURP alternatives-Draft-11-20-14 -handout
HTAS Minutes 9-24-12
VBBS Minutes 1-10-2013
VbBS Minutes 8-8-14
​Health Technology Assessment Subcomittee Future Meetings or Archives

Value-based Benefits Subcommittee (VbBS)


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Selected3/12/20158:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Wilsonville Training CenterRooms 111-112

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

  • 2015 Biennial review issues
    • Back Line Reorganization Task Force proposal
      • Includes discussion of the coverage guidance on percutaneous interventions for cervical spine pain
    • Benign joint and bone conditions
  • 2015 CDT code placement corrections
  • 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
  • GERD esophagitis treatment
  • Craniofacial anomaly codes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment failure
  • Coverage guidances
    • Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters
    • Alternatives to transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
  • Potential new guidelines on:
    • Tobacco cessation interventions
    • Requirement of tobacco cessation prior to surgical procedures
  • Potential revisions to existing guidelines on:
    • Cochlear implants
    • Prenatal testing
    • Bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHA)
    • Ventral hernias
  • Various straightforward coding changes to the Prioritized List

  
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