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Carotid Endarterectomy


As a part of the coverage guidance monitoring process, HERC decided (see Appendix F) on 1/14/2016 to reaffirm the existing coverage guidance and reconsider the need to update the topic during the regular two-year review cycle.


HERC approved the Coverage Guidance and two new Guideline Notes for the Prioritized List.


Staff has recommended revisions to the coverage guidance on Carotid Endarterectomy based on requests from commissioners made at the Oct. 10, 2013 HERC meeting. Draft Coverage Guidance


HERC discussed the draft coverage guidance and will continue discussion 12/5/2013.

HERC will review the final draft on 10/10/13. Draft Coverage Guidance  Public Comments

The VbBS met 5/9/13 and accepted the recommendations in the meeting materials and elected to recommend the draft coverage guidance to HERC. HERC will review the recommendation at its meeting 10/10/13.


HTAS reviewed the draft coverage guidance and public comments disposition and referred to HERC and VbBS. 

3/1/13 - 3/31/13
HTAS posted the draft coverage guidance for public comment.

The HTAS reviewed the initial draft coverage guidance on 2/25/13.