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Monthly Changes

Our at-a-glance summary of monthly changes to our policies, pre-authorization requirements, Administrative Manual and other programs or initiatives that impact your office are published:

  • Monthly in our bulletin
  • Bi-monthly in our newsletter
  • On this page within two weeks of our newsletter publication

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October, 2019

In addition to the summary of monthly changes below, please also review our monthly Bulletin for recent and upcoming changes to our medical and dental policies, and associated changes to pre-authorization requirements. The Medical Policy Manual includes a list of recent updates and archived policies.

Medical policy update

We publish updates to medical policies, dental policies and Clinical Position Statements in our monthly publication The Bulletin.

We provided 90-day notice in the July 2019 issue of The Bulletin about the following medical policies:

  • Gender Affirming Interventions for Gender Dysphoria (Medicine #153), effective October 1, 2019

You can read issues of The Bulletin or subscribe to receive an email notification when issues are published. The Medical Policy Manual includes a list of recent updates and archived policies.