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Health Evidence Review Commission

Health Evidence Review Commission

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The Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) serves Oregon citizens by ensuring that certain medical procedures, devices and tests paid for with Medicaid health care dollars are safe and proven to work.

What is HERC anyway?

Prioritized List of Health services

Using medical evidence, HERC decides which of these services to cover on the Oregon Health Plan.

Coverage Guidances

Using medical evidence and expert opinion along with values and preferences, HERC decides the best treatment for complex conditions that require in-depth study.