Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts November 2017 Medical Policy Updates

Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts Medical Policy Updates
Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts Medical Policy Updates

 

November 2017 Medical Policy Updates:

NEW MEDICAL POLICIES:
  • None

REVISED MEDICAL POLICIES:

  • Liver Transplant and Combined Liver-Kidney Transplant
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound & Ultrasound for Family Planning

CLARIFICATIONS TO MEDICAL POLICIES:

  • Autografts and Allografts in the Treatment of Focal Articular Cartilage Lesions
  • Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography with Selective Noninvasive Fractional
  • Flow Reserve
  • Continuous or Intermittent Monitoring of Glucose in Interstitial Fluid
  • LUXTURNA™ (voretigene neparvovec), gene therapy for the treatment of vision loss due to confirmed biallelic
  • RPE65-mediated inherited retinal disease (IRD)
  • Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas
  • Yescarta™ (axicabtagene ciloleucel) CAR T-cell therapy for treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma

RETIRED MEDICAL POLICIES:

  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Gait Analysis
  • H-wave Electrical Stimulation
  • Sensory Stimulation for Coma Patients

 

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