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Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission to meet March 14 in Salem

February 22, 2019

What: A public meeting of the Health Evidence Review Commission.

When: March 14, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Where: Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Rooms 137 A-D, 500 Summer Street NE, Salem. The public also may attend via webinar. and a listen-only conference line at 888-204-5984, participant code 801373.

Agenda: Value-based Benefits Subcommittee (VbBS) reports from January and March 2019 (includes 2020 biennial review of reprioritization of certain chronic pain conditions); coverage guidance and associated changes to the Prioritized List: newer interventions for osteoarthritis of the knee; update on ambulatory surgery centers with extended stay centers: appropriate procedures and patient characteristics; travel reimbursement policy changes for commission members.

Topics that remain unresolved at the end of the morning's VbBS meeting will not be heard by HERC until a later date. Public notice of tabled topics will be announced 28 days before their next scheduled discussion.

For more information, please visit the committee's website. The meeting agenda and materials will be available one week before the meeting.


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