August 2018 BCBS Kansas Medical Policy Updates:
- Alcohol Injection Therapy for Morton’s Neuroma
- Assays of Genetic Expression in Tumor Tissue as a Technique to Determine Prognosis in Patients with Breast Cancer
- Biologic Immunomodulators Therapy (Pharmacy Benefit Only)
- Bronchial Thermoplasty
- CGRP (calcitonin gene-related peptide)
- Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Pain
- Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis and Other Musculoskeletal Conditions
- KIF6 Genotyping for Predicting Cardiovascular Risk and/or Effectiveness of Statin Therapy
- Lumbar Spinal Fusion
- Measurement of Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Exhaled Breath Condensate in the Diagnosis and Management of Respiratory Disorders
- Molecular Markers in Fine Needle Aspirates of the Thyroid
- Percutaneous Vertebroplasty and Sacroplasty
- Scanning Computerized Ophthalmic Diagnostic Imaging Devices
- Self Administered Oncology Agents
- Tumor Treating Fields Therapy
- Ultrasonographic Measurement of Carotid Intima-Medial Thickness as an Assessment of Subclinical Atherosclerosis
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