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Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts February 2018 Medical Policy Updates

Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts February 2018 Medical Policy Updates
Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts Medical Policy Updates

February 2018 Medical Policy Updates:

NEW MEDICAL POLICIES:
  • Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Dystrophy
  • Synthetic Cartilage Implants for Joint Pain

REVISED MEDICAL POLICIES:

  • Continuous or Intermittent Monitoring of Glucose in Interstitial Fluid
  • Identification of Microorganisms Using Nucleic Acid Probes
  • Medical Technology Assessment Investigational (Non-Covered) Services List
  • Multimarker Serum Testing Related to Ovarian Cancer

CLARIFICATIONS TO MEDICAL POLICIES:

  • Adoptive Immunotherapy including CAR T-Cell Therapy
  • Drug Testing in Pain Management and Substance Use Disorder Treatment

RETIRED MEDICAL POLICIES:

  • None

 

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