Medical Policy Updates

Review Medical policy updates from the last quarter of 2023.

Below is a recap of the Medical Policies that went into effect recently. All policies are reviewed at least once annually. For more detailed information on these changes, please review here or visit all policies here.

Effective December 1, 2023

  • Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Artificial Intervertebral Discs –Cervical and Lumbar
  • Biventricular Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants and Osseointegrated Devices
  • Digital Therapeutics
  • Electrical Stimulation Devices
  • Endoscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Experimental and Investigational Procedures, Behavioral Health Services, Drugs and Treatments, Off-Label Use of FDA-Approved Drugs, and Clinical Trials
  • Hearing Aid Services
  • Penile Implants for Erectile Dysfunction
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation and Percutaneous Nerve Stimulation
  • Therapeutic Footwear for Diabetics

Policy Updates

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