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News & AnnouncementsTelemedicine Services for Independence Commercial Members (Updated February 10, 2021)2/10/2021
NotificationsKnee Orthoses05.00.47o2/12/2021 2:00 PM3/15/20212/12/2021Coverage and/or Reimbursement Position;Medical Necessity Criteria;Medical Coding;General Description, Guidelines, or Informational Update
Updated PoliciesExperimental/Investigational Services12.01.01ay1/1/20212/1/2021Medical Coding
Updated PoliciesSeat Lift Mechanisms05.00.43g12/31/2020 8:00 AM2/8/20212/8/2021Coverage and/or Reimbursement Position;Medical Necessity Criteria;Medical Coding
Updated PoliciesRepair and Replacement of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Prosthetic Devices05.00.44m12/31/2020 1:00 PM2/8/20212/8/2021Medical Coding
Updated PoliciesDurable Medical Equipment (DME) and Consumable Medical Supplies05.00.21w12/31/2020 2:00 PM2/8/20212/8/2021Medical Coding
Updated PoliciesPatient Lifts05.00.42h1/15/2021 1:00 PM2/15/20212/15/2021Coverage and/or Reimbursement Position
Updated PoliciesAnkle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses05.00.39p1/15/2021 2:00 PM2/15/20212/15/2021Coverage and/or Reimbursement Position;Medical Coding
Updated PoliciesCanakinumab (Ilaris®)08.01.51a2/15/20212/15/2021Medical Necessity Criteria;Medical Coding;General Description, Guidelines, or Informational Update
Updated PoliciesRamucirumab (Cyramza®)08.01.25e2/15/20212/15/2021Medical Necessity Criteria
Reissue PoliciesCranial Remolding Orthoses (Helmets)05.00.25i4/20/20202/10/20212/11/2021
Reissue PoliciesIbalizumab-uiyk (Trogarzo™)08.01.46a1/1/20192/24/20212/24/2021
Reissue PoliciesManipulation Under Anesthesia11.14.24b4/30/20182/24/20212/24/2021
Reissue PoliciesTriamcinolone Acetonide Extended-Release Injectable (Zilretta™)08.01.47a1/1/20192/24/20212/24/2021
Reissue PoliciesLyme Disease: Diagnosis and Intravenous (IV) Antibiotic Therapy06.02.01j4/20/20202/24/20212/25/2021
Reissue PoliciesAmbulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) and Home Blood Pressure Monitoring (HBPM) Devices07.02.09g1/1/20202/24/20212/25/2021
Archived PoliciesContinuous Local Delivery of Anesthesia to Operative Sites Using an Elastomeric Infusion Pump01.00.09c2/26/2021 1:00 PM3/29/20212/26/2021