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Blue Cross Blue Shield Excellus October 2017 Medical Policy Updates

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Hypnosis (PDF) Policy 2.01.26 (posted 10/10/17)

Prolotherapy (e.g., Sarapin) (PDF) Policy 8.01.10 (posted 10/10/17)

Isolated Limb Perfusion and Infusion (Alkeran, L-PAM, Melphalan, Tumor Necrosis Factor) (PDF) Policy 7.01.52 (posted 10/10/17)

High Resolution Anoscopy (Anal Colposcopy) (PDF) Policy 2.01.49 (posted 10/10/17)

Genetic Testing for Hereditary Hemochromatosis (PDF) Policy 2.02.05 (posted 10/10/17)

Molecular Markers in Fine Needle Aspirates of the Thyroid: Afirma® GEC,ThyroSeq®, ThyGenX Thyroid Oncogene Panel (PDF) Policy 2.02.49 (posted 10/10/17)

Implantable Cardiac Hemodynamic Monitoring for Heart Failure: CardioMEMS HF, Pulmonary artery pressure sensor, Wireless hemodynamic monitor (PDF) Policy 7.01.91 (posted 10/11/17)

Serum Tumor Markers for Diagnosis and Management of Cancer (AFP, CA-125, CA-19-9, CA-15-3, CA 27, CA 29, CEA, HCG, Proteomic) (PDF) Policy 2.02.10 (posted 10/10/17)

Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) (PDF) Policy 2.01.34 (posted 10/10/17)

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) (PDF) Policy 6.01.24 (posted 10/11/17)

Allergen Immunotherapy: Injections. Sublingual Immunotherapy (PDF) Policy 2.01.11 (posted 10/10/17)

Light and Laser Therapies for Dermatologic Conditions (BCLear Lamp, CureLight Broadband, Excilite Lamp, Levulan®, Kerastick®, Metvix®, Narrow Band Ultraviolet B, Psoralens, PUVA, Ultraviolet Light, UVA, UVB, VTRAC Lamp, XeCL, XTRAC) (PDF) Policy 8.01.21 (posted 10/10/17)

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