When services can be administered in various settings, the Company reserves the right to reimburse only those services that are furnished in the most appropriate and cost-effective setting that is appropriate to the member’s medical needs and condition. This decision is based on the member’s current medical condition and any required monitoring or additional services that may coincide with the delivery of this service.
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Policy: 11.00.02f:Treatment of Medical and Surgical Complications
Policy: 11.05.02g:Blepharoplasty, Repair of Blepharoptosis, Repair of Brow Ptosis, and Canthoplasty/Canthopexy
Policy: 11.08.01e:Hair Transplants and Cranial Prostheses (Wigs)
Policy: 11.08.02f:Reduction Mammoplasty
Policy: 11.08.03i:Lipectomy and Liposuction
Policy: 11.08.13f:Rhytidectomy and/or Cervicoplasty With or Without Liposuction and/or Platysmaplasty
Policy: 11.08.15t:Reconstructive Breast Surgery
Policy: 11.14.01f:Mentoplasty or Genioplasty
Policy: 11.16.01g:Septoplasty, Rhinoplasty, and Septorhinoplasty