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Humana October 2017 Medical Policy Updates

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The following Medical Policies have been revised.

October 2017

Effective Date Policy Name Reviewed Date
10/26/2017 Allergy Treatments 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Computer Assisted Surgical Navigation 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems and Insulin Pumps 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Dynamic Spinal Stabilization Devices 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Musculoskeletal Indications and Soft Tissue Wounds and Coblation Therapy 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Gene Expression Profiling 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Genetic Testing for Carrier Screening 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Hyperthermia Treatment for Cancer (Local, Regional and Whole Body) 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Joint Resurfacing Arthroplasty 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Neuroablative Techniques for Chronic Pain 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Noninvasive Home Ventilators 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Ocular Surface Disease-Diagnosis and Treatment 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Ovarian Vein and – or Internal Iliac Vein Embolization 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Panniculectomy, Abdominoplasty, Abdominal Contouring 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Percutaneous Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, Sacroplasty 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Pulmonary Rehabilitation 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Scanning Computerized Ophthalmic Diagnostic Imaging 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Serological and Fecal Testing for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) 10/26/2017
10/26/2017 Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) 10/26/2017


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