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January 2018 Medical Policy Updates:
- Experimental/Investigational/Unproven Care/Benefit Exceptions– 91117 Revised 01/2018
- Genetics: Counseling, Testing and Screening– 91540 Reviewed 11/2017
- Medical Errors: Serious Reportable Events/Hospital-Acquired Conditions– 91516 Reviewed 11/2017
- Orthognathic Surgery– 91273 Revised 11/2017
- Pulse Oximetry for Home Use– 91452 Reviewed 11/2017
- Renal Artery Stenosis– 91561 Reviewed 11/2017
- Speech Therapy– 91336 Reviewed 11/2017
- Sperm and Oocyte Retrieval and Storage– 91393 Reviewed 11/2017
- Thermography– 91355 Reviewed 11/2017
- Transcutaneous Electrical Acustimulation (TEAS) for Hyperemesis– 91576 Reviewed 11/2017
- Autism Spectrum Disorders– 91615 Revised 01/2018
- Computerized Tomographic Angiography Coronary Arteries (CCTA)– 91614 Revised 01/2018
- Hyperhidrosis– 91451 Revised 08/2017
- Infusion Services & Equipment– 91414 Revised 01/2018
- Markers for Digestive Disorders– 91583 Revised 01/2018
- Medical Management of Obesity– 91594 Reviewed 05/2017
- Medical Necessity Determination– 91447 Revised 06/2017
- Menorrhagia Treatment– 91575 Reviewed 08/2017
- Mental Health Residential Treatment: Adult– 91608 Revised 08/2017
- Mental Health Residential Treatment: Child & Adolescent– 91607 Revised 08/2017
- NEW Prostatic Artery Embolization for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)– 91620
- Transurethral Radiofrequency Micro-Remodeling (Renessa) for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence– 91578 Reviewed 11/2017
- Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) and Artificial Hearts– 91509 Revised 01/2018
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