August 2018 Medical Policy Updates:
- Analysis of Human DNA in Stool Samples as a Technique for Colorectal Cancer Screening
- Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation for Focal Articular Cartilage Lesions
- Automated Percutaneous and Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy
- Circulating Tumor DNA and Circulating Tumor Cells for Management (Liquid Biopsy) of Solid Tumor Cancers
- Confocal Laser Endomic
- Decompression of Intervertebral Discs Using Laser Energy (Laser Discectomy) or Radiofrequency Energy (Nucleoplasty)
- Dental and Orthodontic Treatment for Craniofacial Anomalies
- Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in the Management of Patients with Cancer
- Durable Medical Equipment Upgrades, Replacements and Duplicates
- Evaluating the Utility of Genetic Panels
- Implantable Bone Conduction and Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids
- Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) for Head and Neck Cancers and Thyroid Cancer
- Laboratory Table of Contents
- Magnetic Resonance (MR) Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Ablation
- Management of Chronic Noncancer Pain with Opioids in Adults
- Nerve Graft with Radical Prostatectomy
- Pancreas Transplant
- Percutaneous Neuromodulation Therapy (PNT)
- Radioembolization for Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Liver
- Reduction Mammaplasty
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
- Total Facet Arthroplasty
- Whole Body CT Screening
- Whole Body Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) to Determine Body Composition
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