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Old 07-02-2007, 07:46 PM
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Hello all,

Today I stumbled upon this new study done by "TEC" Technology Evaluation Center assesment program. The evaluation states 5 criteria at the end of the study that they feel must support ADR effectiveness in order to approve the device and cover it under their plans.

http://www.bcbs.com/betterknowledge/...s/22/22_02.pdf
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Old 07-03-2007, 10:25 AM
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It's interesting to see "better knowlege" as part of the URL, as their site includes data and research that is a tad crusty..er, rusty. E.g. 1997?! Wuddupwidat?

Citing the age of some of this data can only help you with your appeals!

Thx for sharing. Just a reminder, many BCBS companies HAVE paid for ADR, so it's up to you to learn how to play their cruel game of appeals.
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:30 PM
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Good point Harrison.

Thanks for digging this up.
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