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Humana July 2017 Medical Policy Updates

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The following Medical Policies have been revised.

July 2017


  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – Diagnosis and Treatment 
  • Breast Imaging 
  • Chiropractic Care 
  • Comparative Genomic Hybridization/Chromosomal Microarray 
  • Erectile Dysfunction Treatments 
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) 
  • Fusion Imaging 
  • Gastric Pacing 
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Motility Monitoring 
  • Genetic Testing for Angelman and Prader-Willi Syndrome 
  • Genetic Testing for Hereditary Hemochromatosis 
  • Genetic Testing for Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy 
  • Keratoconus Surgical Treatments 
  • Mobility Assistive Devices (Wheelchairs) 
  • Osteochondral Defects Surgery 
  • Platelet Derived Growth Factors for Wound Healing 
  • Prolotherapy for Musculoskeletal Indications 
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Biologic Markers and Pharmacologic Assessment 
  • Salivary Hormone Testing 
  • Tissue Doppler Imaging (Tissue Doppler Echocardiography, Tissue Doppler 
  • Uterine Fibroid Surgical Treatments 
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty 


Humana posts July 2017 Medical Policy Updates »



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