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Attend Oregon Health Authority’s Meeting to Comment on Coverage for Lower Back Injections

Jan 13, 2017

The Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission’s Evidence-Based Guidelines Subcommittee will meet February 2, 2017 from 2-5 pm. The meeting agenda and materials will be available 1 week before the meeting. Among other items, the agenda will include discussion of the following topics:

  • Review public comment on draft coverage guidance on:
    • Low Back Pain - Corticosteroid Injections
  • Review initial draft coverage guidance on:
    • Low Back Pain: Minimally Invasive and Non-corticosteroid Percutaneous Interventions
    • Sources for this topic are available on the topic blog

In May, your Academy, as part of the Multi-Society Pain Work Group, signed on to a letter commenting on the Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) decision to eliminate coverage of epidural steroid injections (ESI), effective July 1.

If you are interested in attending the in-person meeting:
Clackamas Community College
Wilsonville Training Center
29353 SW Town Center Loop E, Room 111-112
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

If you are interested in joining the public listen-in only line:
Dial-in: (888) 204-5984
Participant Code: 801373
Webinar Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8076556499514384899