AUTHORITATIVE EVIDENCE

What is AUTHORITATIVE EVIDENCE?

AUTHORITATIVE EVIDENCE meaning Written medical or scientific conclusions demonstrating the medical effectiveness of a service produced by the following:Controlled clinical trials, published in peer-reviewed medical or scientific journals;Controlled clinical trials completed and accepted for publication in peer-reviewed medical or scientific journals;Assessments initiated by CMS;Evaluations or studies initiated by Medicare contractors;Case studies published in peer-reviewed medical or scientific journals that present treatment protocols.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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