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November 2017 Medical Policy updates:
- Biofeedback, EMG Biofeedback (PDF) Policy 2.01.09 (posted 11/6/17)
- Chelation Therapy (e.g., EDTA, Endrate, Desferal, BAL in oil, Cuprimine, Depen, Zinecard, Exjade, Post-chelator Challeng Urinary Metal Testing, Post-provocation urinary metal testing) (PDF) Policy 8.01.03 (posted 11/6/17)
- Computerized Motion Diagnostic Imaging (CMDI), Gait Analysis, Spinoscopy (PDF) Policy 2.01.13 (posted 11/6/17)
- Gas Permeable Scleral Contact Lens (e.g., Boston Ocular Surface Prosthesis, Prosthetic Replacement of the Ocular Surface Ecosystem [PROSE]) (PDF) Policy 9.01.17 (posted 11/6/17)
- Surgical Ventricular Restoration (SVR): DOR Procedure, Surgical Anterior Endocardial Restoration (SAVER), Ventricular Remodeling (PDF) Policy 7.01.71 (posted 11/6/17)
- Spinal Cord/Dorsal Column Stimulation (PDF) Policy 7.01.51 (posted 11/6/17)
- Vagus Nerve Stimulation (PDF) Policy 7.01.05 (posted 11/6/17)
- Noninvasive Measurement of Cardiac Bioimpedance: Impedance Cardiography (ICG), Thoracic Electrical Bioimpedance (TEB) (PDF) Policy 6.01.26 (posted 11/6/17)
- Extracorporeal Photochemotheraphy/Photopheresis (PDF) Policy 8.01.01 (posted 11/6/17)
- Home Uterine Activity Monitoring (HUAM) (PDF) Policy 1.01.13 (posted 11/6/17)
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