Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts October 2017 Medical Policy Updates

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

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NEW MEDICAL POLICIES:
None

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REVISED MEDICAL POLICIES:
Adoptive Immunotherapy – KYMRIAH™ (tisagenlecleucel)
Diaphragmatic/Phrenic Nerve Stimulation and Diaphragm Pacing Systems
Flow Cytometry for Cell Analysis
Genetic Testing for Developmental Delay/Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Congenital
Anomalies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging‒Targeted Biopsy of the Prostate
Oncologic Applications of Photodynamic Therapy, Including Barrett Esophagus
Percutaneous Balloon Kyphoplasty, Radiofrequency Kyphoplasty, and Mechanical Vertebral Augmentation
Radiofrequency Ablation of Primary or Metastatic Liver Tumors

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CLARIFICATIONS TO MEDICAL POLICIES:
Back School
Biofeedback for Miscellaneous Indications
Chromosomal Microarray Testing for the Evaluation of Pregnancy Loss
Lung and Lobar Lung Transplant
Phototherapy: PUVA and UV-B
Total Artificial Hearts and Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices
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RETIRED MEDICAL POLICIES:
First-Trimester Detection of Down Syndrome Using Fetal Ultrasound Markers Combined with Maternal Serum
Assessment
Light Therapy for Vitiligo
Speculoscopy

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REVISED PHARMACY MEDICAL POLICIES
Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Medication Management
Diabetes Step Therapy
Pharmacy Medical Policy CNS Stimulants and Psychotherapeutic Agents
Topical Testosterone

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RETIRED PHARMACY MEDICAL POLICIES
Glucagon-like Peptide-1 – GLP-1 – Receptor Agonists

 

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