September 2011





This page gives you a listing of everything that has happened on the site this month. There are no active links.


    11.02.16j, Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.02.13d, Transcoronary Ablation of Septal Hypertrophy (TASH)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.00.10i, Multiple Surgical Reduction Guidelines
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.92c, Coagulation Factors for Hemophilia
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    10.04.01i, Pulmonary Rehabilitation_copy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.75c, Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents (ESAs)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    10.01.01h, Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    09.00.17g, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    09.00.15e, Mammography and Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) System for Mammography
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.09.11m, Medicare Part B vs. Part D Crossover Drugs
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.14.02h, Trigger Point Injections
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.08.15l, Reconstructive Breast Surgery
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.67f, Cetuximab (Erbitux®)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.65f, Pamidronate Disodium (Aredia®) for Intravenous Infusion
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.07.02e, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.06e, Inpatient Administration of Intravenous Dihydroergotamine Mesylate (D.H.E. 45®)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.03.02l, Bariatric Surgery
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.26o, Botulinum Toxin Agents
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    08.00.13j, Immune Globulin: Intravenous (IVIG), Subcutaneous (SCIG)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    07.13.07d, Corneal Pachymetry Using Ultrasound
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.07.01h, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (Bone Marrow Transplant)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    07.13.06f, Scanning Computerized Ophthalmic Diagnostic Imaging (SCODI)
    Reissue
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    07.07.03h, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Using Levulan® Kerastick® (Aminolevulinic Acid HCl [ALA]) or Metvixia® (Methyl Aminolevulinate)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    07.00.02f, Intravenous Chelation Therapy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    11.08.20h, Wound Care: Bioengineered Skin Substitutes
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    06.03.04g, Apheresis Therapy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    05.00.47g, Knee Braces
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    05.00.29f, Automatic External and Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    06.02.10g, Genetic Testing for Inherited Susceptibility to Colon Cancer and Microsatellite Instability Testing (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Lynch Syndrome)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    05.00.15l, Nebulizers
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    00.01.44c, Never Events and Preventable Adverse Events
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    00.03.07, Laboratory Services for Members Enrolled in Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or Health Maintenance Organization Point-of-Service (HMO-POS) Products
    New Policy
    Posted: 9/30/2011


    07.07.04b, Noncontact Normothermic Wound Therapy
    Policy ArchivedPosted: 9/30/2011
    11.02.17c, Endovascular Stent-Graft Repair of the Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection
    Notification
    Posted: 9/28/2011


    12.04.02b, Nonemergency Ambulance Transport Services
    Notification
    Posted: 9/28/2011


    07.00.21d, Allergy Immunotherapy
    Notification
    Posted: 9/28/2011


    06.02.01d, Lyme Disease: Diagnosis and Intravenous (IV) Antibiotic Treatment
    Notification
    Posted: 9/28/2011


    11.08.14f, Removal of Breast Implants
    Notification
    Posted: 9/26/2011


    12.00.01c, Acupuncture
    Reissue
    Posted: 9/22/2011


    11.16.06d, Balloon Sinuplasty for the Treatment of Chronic Sinusitis
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/21/2011


    05.00.11d, Therapeutic Shoes and Orthopedic Shoes
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/21/2011


    05.00.58e, Home Oxygen Therapy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/21/2011


    11.02.22a, Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
    Policy ArchivedPosted: 9/16/2011
    08.00.22j, Immune Prophylaxis for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/14/2011


    07.10.04a, Parenterally Administered Terbutaline Sulfate for the Prevention or Treatment of Pre-Term Labor
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/14/2011


    08.01.03, Belatacept (Nulojix®)
    Notification
    Posted: 9/14/2011


    07.13.05e, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Using Verteporfin (Visudyne®)
    Notification
    Posted: 9/14/2011


    00.10.20g, Add-on Codes
    Reissue
    Posted: 9/9/2011


    05.00.61c, Cervical Traction for In-home Use
    Reissue
    Posted: 9/9/2011


    09.00.47, Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) of the Spine
    Notification of Archive
    Posted: 9/2/2011


    09.00.51, Positron Emission Mammography (PEM)
    Notification
    Posted: 9/2/2011


    09.00.46d, High-Technology Diagnostic Radiology Services
    Notification
    Posted: 9/2/2011


    05.00.72, Upper-Limb Prostheses
    New Policy
    Posted: 9/2/2011


    00.01.47, Inpatient Hospital Readmission
    New Policy
    Posted: 9/1/2011


    11.05.02f, Blepharoplasty, Repair of Blepharoptosis, Repair of Brow Ptosis, and Canthoplasty/Canthopexy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/1/2011


    10.03.01b, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/1/2011


    10.02.02e, Chiropractic Spinal and Extraspinal Manipulation Therapy
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/1/2011


    11.08.13e, Rhytidectomy and/or Cervicoplasty With or Without Liposuction and/or Platysmaplasty
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/1/2011


    11.02.01h, Treatment of Varicose Veins of the Lower Extremities and Perforator Vein Incompetence
    Policy Update
    Posted: 9/1/2011


    00.01.52, Always Bundled Procedure Codes
    New Policy
    Posted: 9/1/2011



    Issued on - 8/31/2011