CLINICAL UTILIZATION REVIEW BOARD

Establishing Statute: 33 V.S.A. § 2031

Department: Agency of Human Services

Description: The board examines existing medical services, emerging technologies, and relevant evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and makes recommendations to the department regarding coverage, unit limitations, place of service, and appropriate medical necessity of services in the state's Medicaid programs.

Recruitment Notice:

The Clinical Utilization Review Board (CURB) is recruiting for three positions. Per statute, CURB should be comprised of members with diverse medical experience who are appointed by the Governor. CURB meetings are scheduled every other month, generally on the third Wednesday of the month, from 6:30-8:30 pm. Per statute, the CURB must meet at least quarterly, therefore if interested in membership, please take into account this time obligation. Attendance options include in-person at the Waterbury State Office Complex in Waterbury, VT or remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Examples of 2021 clinical initiatives that the CURB engaged in are; out-of-network utlization, telemedicine and remote patient monitoring, and changes to prior authorization requirements.  

Additional information about the CURB including past agendas and minutes can be found at: https://dvha.vermont.gov/advisory-boards/clinical-utilization-review-board.

If participating in the work of CURB is of interest, please complete the online application through the Governor’s office at https://governor.vermont.gov/boards-commissions. Once you have completed the application, please also email the Department of Vermont Health Access CURB contact Jennifer Rotblatt at jennifer.rotblatt@vermont.gov with your CV.

Any questions about this opportunity can also be directed to Jennifer Rotblatt at jennifer.rotblatt@vermont.gov.

Board Members:

    Board Member Name      Term Expires
     Joshua Greene       5/15/2024
     (Rapaport)       5/15/2025
     Valerie Jo Riss       5/15/2024
     Nels Kloster       5/15/2023
     Matthew Siket       5/15/2023
     John Mathew       5/15/2024
   . Zail Berry       5/15/2024
     Kate McIntosh       5/15/2024
     Colleen Horan        5/15/2025
     Tom Connolly        5/15/2024

 

Contact Information

Office of Governor Phil Scott
109 State Street, Pavilion
Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: 802 828-3333 (TTY: 800 649-6825)
Fax: 802 828-3339

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