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Induction of Labor


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

HERC reviewed and approved the draft coverage guidance 8/8/13.
The VbBS reviewed the draft coverage guidance and revised its guideline note for the prioritized list.  The revised language will be posted in the VbBs minutes, when available.

The EbGS revised the draft coverage guidance based on public comment and referred its final draft to the Value-based Benefits Subcommittee for review on May 9, 2013 and subsequently to HERC on August 8, 2013. Revised Coverage Guidance

The draft coverage guidance as revised on February 2, 2013 was posted for public comment.  Revised Coverage Guidance

The EbGS reviewed a proposed revision of the previously approved draft coverage guidance, requesting that a revised draft be posted for public comment.  Minutes

The HERC reviewed the draft coverage guidance as referred by the EbGS on April 4, 2012 and approved it with no changes.  Approved Coverage Guidance

The EbGS reviewed the public comments on 6/7/12 and referred the coverage guidance to HERC.  Public Comment Disposition

The draft coverage guidance as revised on April 5, 2012 was posted for a 30-day public comment period. Draft Coverage Guidance (not the correct document)

The EbGS reviewed the revised draft coverage guidance.  The committee approved the draft and asked for it to be posted for public comment. Minutes



The EbGS reviewed the initial draft coverage guidance on March 1, 2012.  The committee decided to revise the guidance and review at 4/5/12 meeting.  Minutes

Evidence Source - Med Report: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/evidence-based-policy-center/med/upload/Elective-Induction-of-Labor_PUBLIC_RR_Final_12_10.pdf (Link not active 8/17/2015)