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August 2018 Medical Policy Updates:
- Behavioral Health Services
- Bladder Cancer Screening, Diagnosis and Monitoring using Ancillary Urinary Tests
- Blepharoplasty, Blepharoptosis Repair and Brow Lift
- Breast Implant Removal, Revision, or Reimplantation
- Cognitive Rehabilitation/Remediation
- Extended Hours Home Care (Skilled Nursing Services)
- Female Breast Reduction Surgery
- Genetic Testing for Susceptibility to Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Syndromes
- Implantable Deep Brain Stimulation
- Inaptient (Hospital) Level of Care
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
- Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)
- Low-Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) for Lung Cancer Screening
- Male Gynecomastia Surgery
- Maternal Plasma Testing for Detection of Cell-Free Fetal DNA for Analysis of Chromosomal Aneploidies
- Non-Powered or Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
- Rhinoplasty Procedure with or without Septoplasty
- Skilled Nursing Facility
- Thoracic Sympathectomy for Primary Hyperhidrosis
- Uvulppalatopharyngoplasty (UPP or U3P) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome
- Vaginal Tactile Imaging
- Vagus Nerve Stimulation
- Wheelchairs, Scooters and Accessories
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