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Clinical UM Guidelines for Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin

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NOTE: Any Clinical Guideline not included in this standard adopted list that is needed to complete a group-specific review requirement will be considered ‘Adopted’ for that group only and for the specific type of review required. 
Ancillary Services: 
CG-ANC-01 Ambulance Services Ground 
CG-ANC-04 Ambulance services Air and Water 
Drugs: 
CG-DRUG-01 Off Label Drug and Approved Orphan Drug Use 
CG-DRUG-05 Recombinant Erythropoietin Products  
CG-DRUG-08 Pharmacotherapy for Gaucher Disease 
CG-DRUG-09 Intravenous Immune Globulin Therapy 
CG-DRUG-11 Infertility Drugs 
CG-DRUG-15 Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone 
CG-DRUG 16 White Blood Cell Growth Factors 
CG-DRUG-24 Repository Corticotropin Injection 
CG-DRUG-25 IV vs. Oral Drug Administration in the Outpatient and Home Setting 
CG-DRUG-28 Alglucosidase Alfa 
DME: 
CG-DME-01 External (Portable) Continuous Insulin Infusion Pump 
CG-DME-07 Augmentative and Alternative Communication 
CG-DME-11 Spinal Orthoses 
CG-DME -13 Lower Limb Prosthesis 
CG-DME-15 Hospital Beds and Accessories 
CG-DME-16 Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces  
CG-DME-24 Manual Wheeled Mobility Devices 
CG-DME-28 Myoelectric Upper Extremity Prosthetic Devices  
CG-DME-31 Wheeled Mobility Devices 
CG-DME-33 Manual Wheelchairs- Ultra Lightweight  
CG-DME-34- Wheelchair accessories 
Medicine: 
CG-MED-19 Custodial Care 
CG- MED-23 Home Health 
CG-MED-26- Neonatal Levels of Care 
CG-MED-29- Inpatient Subacute Care 
CG-MED-31-Skilled Nursing Facility Services 
CG-MED- 37- Pediatric Feeding Programs 
CG-MED-38 Inpatient Admission for Radiation Therapy 
Orthotics-Prosthetics: 
CG-OR-PR-02 Prefabricated and Prophylactic Knee Braces 
CG-OR-PR-03 Custom Made Knee Braces  
Rehabilitation: 
CG-REHAB-03 Pulmonary Rehabilitation 
CG-REHAB-04 Physical Therapy 
CG-REHAB-05 Occupational Therapy 
CG-REHAB-06 Speech Language Pathology 
CG-REHAB-07 Skilled Nursing and Skilled Rehabilitation Services 
CG-REHAB-08 Private Duty Nursing in the Home Setting 
CG-REHAB-09 Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation 
Surgery: 
CG-SURG-03 Blepharoplasty, Blepharoptosis Repair and Brow Lift 
CG-SURG-08 Sacral Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment of Neurogenic Bladder Secondary to Spinal Cord Injury 
CG-SURG -09 Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD), Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ) and Craniomandibular Disorder (CMD) 
CG-SURG-12 Penile Prosthesis Implantatation 
CG SURG 18 –Septoplasty 
CG-SURG-24 Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery 
CG-SURG-27 Gender Reassignment 
CG-SURG-28- Transcatheter Uterine Artery Embolization 
CG-SURG-30- Tonsillectomy for Children 
CG-SURG-33 Lumbar Fusion and Lumbar Artificial Intervertebral Disc (LAID) 
Sleep Management Guidelines  
2012 AIM Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnostic & Treatment Management Guidelines available at http://www.aimspecialtyhealth.com/gowebsleep.  
Note: The health plan uses sleep diagnostic and treatment guidelines developed by AIM Specialty Health, Inc. (AIM), a separate company. For certain health plan members, AIM also provides sleep diagnostic and treatment management services.  
Radiology Authorization Guidelines:  
AIM’s Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Guidelines are available at: 
Note: The health plan uses diagnostic imaging management guidelines developed by AIM Specialty Health, Inc., (AIM), a separate company. For certain health plan members, AIM also provides radiology utilization management services.  
Head & Neck Imaging: 
CTA of the Head: Cerebrovascular  
MRI of the Head  
MRA of the Head: Cerebrovascular  
CT of the Orbit, Sella Turcica, Posterior Fossa and the Temporal Bone, including Mastoids  
MRI of the Orbit, Face, Neck  
CT of the Paranasal Sinus Maxillofacial Area  
MRI of the Temporomandibular Joints  
CT of the Neck (Soft Tissue)  
CTA of the Neck  
MRA of the Neck  
Chest Imaging: 
CT of the Chest  
CTA of the Chest  
MRI of the Chest  
MRA of the Chest  
Cardiac Imaging: 
Nuclear Cardiology - Myocardial Perfusion Imaging  
Nuclear Cardiology - Cardiac Blood Pool Imaging  
Nuclear Cardiology - Infarct Imaging  
CT Cardiac (Structure)  
MRI – Cardiac  
Stress Echocardiography  
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)  
Resting Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)  
Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging: 
CT of the Abdomen  
MRI of the Abdomen  
CTA/MRA of the Abdomen  
CTA of the Abdominal Aorta - Lower Extremity Run-off  
CT of the Pelvis  
MRI of the Pelvis  
CTA/MRA of the Pelvis  
CT of the Abdomen & Pelvis Combination  
Spine Imaging: 
CT of the Cervical Spine  
MRI of the Cervical Spine  
CT of the Thoracic Spine  
MRI of the Thoracic Spine  
CT of the Lumbar Spine  
MRI of the Lumbar Spine  
Upper Extremity Imaging: 
CT of the Upper Extremity  
MRI of the Upper Extremity (Any Joint)  
MRI of the Upper Extremity (Non-Joint)  
CTA/MRA Upper Extremity  
Lower Extremity Imaging: 
CT of the Lower Extremity  
MRI of the Lower Extremity (Joint & Non- Joint)  
CTA/MRA of the Lower Extremity  
 
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