Publicly transparent process for evaluating therapies
Publicly transparent process for evaluating therapies means that the process provides that the following information from an internal or external request for inclusion of a therapy in a compendium are available to the public for a period of not less than 5 years, which includes availability on the compendium's Web site for a period of not less than 3 years, coincident with the compendium's publication of the related recommendation:
(i) The internal or external request for listing of a therapy recommendation including criteria used to evaluate the request.
(ii) A listing of all the evidentiary materials reviewed or considered by the compendium pursuant to the request.
(iii) A listing of all individuals who have substantively participated in the review or disposition of the request.
(iv) Minutes and voting records of meetings for the review and disposition of the request.