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Diagnostic imaging utilization management   top

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American Imaging Management Clinical Guidelines 
American Imaging Management Clinical Guidelines: April 2013 
American Imaging Management Clinical Guidelines: January 2010 
American Imaging Management Clinical Guidelines: August 2010 
Please Note: The procedure code 76380, limited CT, does not require authorization. However, CT of the maxillofacial: procedure codes 70486, 70487 and 70488 do require authorization. Please be sure you are using the proper code for the service being provided.

Other radiology medical policies   top

These policies apply to all BCBSNC commercial members:

Bone Mineral Density Studies Capsule Endoscopy, Wireless Computed Tomography to Detect Coronary Artery Calcification Electrical Impedance Scanning of the Breast Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging (IVUS) Lung Cancer Screening, CT Scanning or Chest Radiographs Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Magnetoencephalography/Magnetic Source Imaging MRI Guided High Intensity Ultrasound Ablation of Uterine Fibroids Prostate Cancer Treatment with Brachytherapy Spinal Endoscopy using Flexible Fiberoptic Epiduroscope Transcatheter Ablation of Arrhythmogenic Foci in the Pulmonary Vein Ultrasound Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Percutaneous Videofluoroscopic Evaluation of Velopharyngeal Closure for Speech Disorders Whole Body Computed Tomography Scan as a Screening Test 


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