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To provide verbal testimony at a virtual meeting or submit written comments, please complete the survey to at by two (2) days before the scheduled meeting, by noon, Pacific time, unless otherwise stated. Please provide VbBS advance materials written comments by completing the survey at

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Meeting Accommodation

Everyone has a right to know about and use Oregon Health Authority (OHA) programs and services. OHA provides free help. Some examples of the free help OHA can provide are:
  • Sign language and spoken language interpreters
  • Written materials in other languages
  • Braille
  • Large print
  • Audio and other formats
If you need help or have questions, please contact Daphne Peck at 503-580-9792, 711 TTY or at least 5 days before the meeting.

Commission and Subcommittee Roles

  • To develop and maintain a list of health services ranked by priority, from the most important to the least important, representing the comparative benefits of each service to the population to be served.
  • To develop or identify and shall disseminate evidence-based health care guidelines for use by providers, consumers and purchasers of health care in Oregon.
  • To conduct comparative effectiveness research of health technologies

The VbBS, EbGS and HERC meetings often involve reviewing evidence and stakeholder input that includes medical acronyms, abbreviated data sources, and professional jargon. For new and all comers, we developed a Glossary of Terms and Acronyms that are frequently used in our meetings. If you have a suggested glossary item, please email



Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC)
Evidence-based Guidelines Subcommittee (EbGS)
Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee (HTAS)
Value-based Benefits Subcommittee (VbBS)
Other Committees
Upcoming Meetings

Location Maps

Wilsonville Training Center
Human Services Building
Five Oak Building

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