Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota November 2017 Medical Policy Updates

Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota Medical Policy Updates
Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota Medical Policy Updates

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Medical and Behavioral Health Policy Activity 

Policies Effective: January 15, 2018
Notification Posted: November 22, 2017

 

Policies Developed

  • Tisagenlecleucel, II-183
  • Bioengineered Skin and Soft Tissue Substitutes, IV-137
  • Natalizumab, II-49
  • Alemtuzumab, II-184
  • Ocrelizumab, II-185
  • Meniscal Allografts and Other Meniscal Implants, IV-114

Policies Revised

  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation, IV-131
  • Vagus Nerve Blocking Therapy, IV-132
  • Injectable Bulking Agents for the Treatment of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, IV-133
  • Pelvic Floor Stimulation as a Treatment of Urinary Incontinence, IV-134
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS), IV-135
  • Transvaginal and Transurethral Radiofrequency Tissue Remodeling for Urinary Stress Incontinence, IV-136

Policies Inactivated

  • Treatments for Urinary Dysfunction, II-50

 

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