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To view the meeting material and minutes mentioned on this blog, please visit the public meetings page.

Prenatal Genetic Testing

3/13/14

HERC revised and approved the coverage guidance and implementation for the coverage guidance, and update the status.

1/9/14

VbBS and HERC reviewed the draft coverage guidance and made changes to the implementation. However the HERC did not approve the coverage guidance; discussion will continue at the March 13, 2014 HERC meeting.

12/20/13

The draft coverage guidance, public comment disposition and proposed implementation for the Oregon Health Plan are now available in preparation for the 1/9/2014 HERC meeting. The implementation document contains medical code corrections requested by VbBS on October 10, 2013. In addition, a new source has been added, and summarized in the evidence summary. This evidence was reviewed by the EbGS on September 12, 2013:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Technology Evaluation Center (TEC). (2013). Sequencing-based tests to determine fetal trisomy 21 from maternal plasma DNA. TEC Assessment Program, 27(10). Retrieved September 20, 2013 from
http://www.bcbs.com/blueresources/tec/vols/27/sequencing-based-tests-to.html

10/10/13

The VbBS reviewed the draft coverage guidance and made recommendations to add a new diagnostic guideline to the prioritized list with some changes from the version presented in the meeting materials. HERC will review the draft coverage guidance and associated guideline note at its meeting 1/9/2014.

9/12/2013
EbGS reviewed public comments on the draft coverage guidance, made revisions, and referred it to VbBS and HERC for implementation and approval. VbBS will review the new draft at its 10/10/13 meeting. Details
6/7/2013 - 7/8/2013
Draft coverage guidance posted for public comment.
4/4/2013

The EbGS reviewed the initial draft coverage guidance on 4/4/13 and 6/6/13.