Medical Policy Updates

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Notification of Policy Revisions Effective August 13, 2013 (Posted May 14, 2013)

Medical Policy Revision
Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery "Notification" References updated. Added related policy to Description section: "Composite Allotransplantation of the Hand and Face." Added the following service to the "When Not Covered" section: "Chemical exfoliation for active acne and acne scarring." Medical Director review 4/2013. Notification given 5/14/13 for effective date of 8/13/13.
Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis and Medical Management "Notification" Medical Director review. Added information on the WinxTM Sleep Therapy System to the Description section. Added "Single pressure, oral airway devices without forced nasal air are not considered CPAP and are considered investigational in the treatment of OSA" to the When Not Covered section. Reference added. Notification given 5/14/13 for policy effective date of 8/13/13.