Guidelines Committee

  • Dr. Gonzalez-Martinez presented the five questions that the committee is currently considering for the epilepsy guidelines. There was discussion concerning the risks of a guideline influencing the ability to obtain precertification from payors.
  • At the Guidelines Committee meeting, Dr. Pilitsis presented a question around the OCD guidelines and if they need to be updated. The required update is minor and will be submitted as a letter to the editor.
  • Dr. Gross brought up the concern of payment for guidelines. A recommendation was made, and a vote was taken for a one-time ASSFN contribution of $100,000 for guidelines. A unanimous vote approved the motion.