Medical Policy Updates

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Notification of Policy Revisions Effective June 11, 2013 (Posted Posted March 12, 2013)

Medical Policy Revision
Immune Globulin Therapy - "Notification" Reference added. "Refractory dermatomyositis, as monotherapy", "dermatomyositis in patients responsive to immunosuppressive therapy", and "post-infectious sequelae" removed from Not Covered section. "Neonatal sepsis" and "Crohn's Disease" added to Not Covered section. Specialty Matched Consultant Advisory Panel review 2/20/13. Notification given 3/12/2013 for effective date 6/11/2013.
Implantable Bone Conduction Hearing Aids - "Notification" Reference added. Added investigational policy statement for partially implantable hearing systems. Added information on partially implantable hearing system, OBC, and Ponto Pro to Description section. Updated Policy Guidelines to include information on partially implantable hearing systems. Specialty Matched Consultant Advisory Panel review 2/20/13. Notification given 3/12/13. Policy effective 6/11/13.