In products where members are able to self-refer to providers for care and services, members are advised to use participating providers in order to receive the highest level of benefits.When services can be administered in various settings, the Company reserves the right to reimburse only those services that are furnished in the most appropriate and cost-effective setting that is appropriate to the member’s medical needs and condition. This decision is based on the member’s current medical condition and any required monitoring or additional services that may coincide with the delivery of this service.
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Policy: 11.02.11g:Transcatheter Closure of Cardiac Septal Defects
Policy: 11.02.12i:Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Concurrent with or without Stenting of the Extracranial Carotid Artery or Intracranial Artery
Policy: 11.02.16r:Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
Policy: 11.02.19f:Total Artificial Hearts (TAHs)
Policy: 11.03.15h:Gastric Electrical Stimulation (Enterra™), Gastric Pacing
Policy: 11.05.11c:Implantation of Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments (ICRS)
Policy: 11.08.20s:Wound Care: Skin Substitutes for the Treatment of Burns and Chronic, Non-Healing Wounds
Policy: 11.15.20o:Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Policy: 09.00.48f:Radioembolization for Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Liver (Independence Administrators)