MASAC Document #219
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The following recommendation was approved by the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) on October 5, 2013, and adopted by the NHF Board of Directors on October 6, 2013.
MASAC applauds the willingness of the payer community to work with NHF to insure that patients achieve access to the full spectrum of essential services offered through the comprehensive care setting of a Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC).
MASAC encourages all HTCs to support this dialogue and the sharing of their experiences and relevant data to improve a mutual understanding of the role of HTCs in the on-going provision of care between a patient’s regularly scheduled yearly comprehensive care visits.
This material is provided for your general information only. NHF does not give medical advice or engage in the practice of medicine. NHF under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals and in all cases recommends that you consult your physician or local treatment center before pursuing any course of treatment.
Copyright 2013 National Hemophilia Foundation. To facilitate the dissemination of these medical recommendations, reproduction of any material in this publication in whole or in part will be permitted provided: 1) a specific reference to the MASAC recommendation number and title is included and 2) the reproduction is not intended for use in connection with the marketing, sale or promotion of any product or service. NHF reserves the right to make the final determination of compliance with this policy. For questions or to obtain a copy of the most recent recommendations, please contact the NHF Director of Communications at 1-800-42-HANDI or visit the NHF website at www.hemophilia.org.