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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield July 2017 Medical Policy Updates

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield posts July 2017 Medical Policy Updates:

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield posts July 2017 Medical Policy Updates »

The following Medical Policies have been revised.

July 2017

History of Changes:
07/17/17 Rhinomanometry and Acoustic Rhinometry, 2.01.008
Allergy Immunotherapy, 2.01.017 
Allergy Testing, 2.01.023 
Corneal Cross Linking for Treatment of Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia,
Implanted Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitor for Congestive Heart Failure,
Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Procedures: In Vitro Fertilization 
(IVF) Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT) Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer
(ZIFT), 4.02.001
Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART): Artificial Insemination (AI) / 
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), 4.02.009
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Recombinant Vaccines, 5.01.017
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, 6.01.044
Obesity and Morbid Obesity , 7.01.036
Treatments for Urinary Incontinence, 7.01.041 
Percutaneous Lysis of Epidural Adhesions, 7.01.083
Islet Cell Transplantation, 7.03.007
Clinical Trial Mandates, Maryland and Virginia, 10.01.001
Tumor Markers, 11.01.001
Gene Expression Assays for Managing Prostate Cancer, 11.01.064

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield posts July 2017 Medical Policy Updates »

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