Medical Policy Updates
Notification of Policy Revisions Effective October 26, 2009 (Posted July 20, 2009)
Notification of new policy. Fundus photography may be considered medically necessary when clinically indicated to document a clinically relevant condition that is subject to change in extent, appearance or size, and where such change would directly affect the management. Fundus photography is considered not medically necessary and will not be covered for routine screening. Notification given 7/20/09. Effective date 10/26/09.
Notification of new policy titled "Subtalar Arthroereisis." BCBSNC will not provide coverage for subtalar arthroereisis for the treatment of flatfoot deformity. It is considered investigational. Notification given 7/20/09. Effective date 10/26/09.