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519.4 Bariatric Services – West Virginia Department of Health and …

The West Virginia Medicaid Program covers one medically necessary bariatric
surgery procedure per lifetime regardless of the payer responsible for the
previous surgery subject to the following conditions: •. Medical Necessity Review
and Prior Authorization: The member's primary care physician or the bariatric
surgeon …

Bariatric Surgery – Washington State Health Care Authority

Nov 7, 2014 John de Csepel, MD, FACS, VP Global Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer,
Advanced Surgical. Technologies, Covidien. 1. 2. 3. 4. Given the extensive
review of bariatric surgery in the over 65 population to support the Center for
Medicare and Medicaid. Services' National Coverage Decision, we believe …

ForwardHealth Update – 2011-44 – Changes to Bariatric Surgery

Aug 22, 2011 1, 2011. Effective for prior authorization (PA) requests received on and after
September 1, 2011, ForwardHealth has updated criteria for coverage of bariatric
surgical procedures. Bariatric surgery is covered under the criteria listed in this.
ForwardHealth Update for Wisconsin Medicaid and. BadgerCare Plus …

Bariatric Surgery –

Colorado Medicaid Benefit Coverage Standard. Issue Date: August 1, 2012. 1.
Review Date: August 1, 2015. Incorporation Date: BARIATRIC SURGERY. Brief
Coverage Statement. Colorado Medicaid covers bariatric surgery for the
treatment of clinically severe obesity, when medically necessary as described in
this policy.

American Society for Bariatric Surgery –

May 11, 2005 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 7500 Security Boulevard. Mail Stop
C1-09-06. Baltimore, MD 21244-1850. Re: Request for Bariatric Surgery NCD.
Dear Dr. Phurrough: The American Society for Bariatric Surgery hereby requests
a National Coverage Determination. (NCD) on Bariatric Surgery.

(MLN) Matters –

Jan 4, 2014 sleeve gastrectomy covered at contractor's discretion). Please make sure that
your billing staffs are aware of this change. Background. In 2006, the Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final National Coverage.
Determination (NCD) on Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Morbid …

Bariatric Surgery For Morbid Obesity –

Jan 25, 2013 with the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy for bariatric
surgery. CAUTION – What You Need to Know. Effective for services on or after
February 21, 2006, Medicare will cover open and laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric
bypass (RYGBP), laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.

FEHB Program Carrier Letter – OPM

Apr 29, 2013 are required to cover all Grade A and B USPSTF recommendations with no cost
sharing. Diet, Exercise …
index.cfm. Bariatric Surgery. For those with more severe obesity, surgical
procedures to restrict the size of the stomach or induce malabsorption of …

Bariatric Surgery Coverage Provider Bulletin –

Aug 5, 2015 BARIATRIC SURGERY COVERAGE. The MO HealthNet Division (MHD) is
changing policy on bariatric surgery coverage. Current. Procedural Terminology (
CPT) codes 43644, 43645, 43659, 43770, 43775, 43845, 43846,. 43847 and
43848 are currently covered for bariatric surgery when performed to …

Table of Contents State/Territory Name: State Plan … – Medicaid

Dec 22, 2014 reduction services, skin disorders, rhinoplasty, liposuction, scar revisions,
cosmetic dental services; removal of skin tags; and complications from a non-
covered procedure or service. Remove. Benefit Provided: Bariatric Surgery.
Source: Base Benchmark Commercial HMO. Authorization: Prior Authorization.

July 10, 2014 FROM: SUBJECT: MEDICAID SERVICES … – dhcfp

Jul 10, 2014 Revisions to Medicaid Services Manual (MSM) Chapter 600, Physician Services,
Attachment A, … Coverage and. Limitations. MATERIAL SUPERSEDED. MTLN/A.
CHAPTER 600 – PHYSICIAN SERVICES. Background and Explanation of Policy

Bariatric Surgery Utilization and Outcomes in 1998 and 2004 – HCUP

Jan 23, 2007 number of bariatric surgeries for Medicare, Medicaid, and other payers increased
8.2, 7.0, and 8.8 times, respectively. 1. H. Buchwald et al., “Bariatric Surgery: A
Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,”. Journal of the American Medical
Association 292, no. 14 (2004): 1724–1737. 2. W. Encinosa, Bernard, D.

June 2014 Medicaid Update – New York State Department of Health

4 | P a g e. June 2014 New York State Medicaid Update. Medicaid Update for
Bariatric Surgery. Reimbursement. Effective May 1, 2014, New York State no
longer requires that covered bariatric surgery procedures for. Medicaid
beneficiaries be performed in hospitals that meet the Center for Medicare and
Medicaid Services'.

Commonwealth of Kentucky – Kentucky: Cabinet for Health and …

Your MCO pays your provider for Medicaid covered services. You must use
providers who are contracted with your …. $0. Ambulatory Patient Services.
Physician Office Services. $3. Outpatient Hospital/Ambulatory Surgical Center. $4
. Does not cover cosmetic surgery (except for post-mastectomy re-constructive
surgery) …

table of contents –

Aug 1, 2012 A hospital is defined as a general acute care institution licensed as a hospital by
the applicable South Carolina licensing authority and certified for participation in
the. Medicare (Title XVIII) Program. All hospitals must be enrolled in the South
Carolina. Medicaid Program. In-state hospitals must also contract.

SoonerCare Announces Disease Management Provider Conferences

2 OHCA to Offer Coverage of Bariatric Surgery. 4 OHCA and OSU-OKC Take …
medical review and disease management unit, researched covering surgery as a
treatment for obesity. Herndon found that bariatric surgery was the best and most
effective …. refer to OHCA's Medicaid Provider Billing and Procedure. Manual at …

Summary of Benefits and Coverage – MetroPlus Health Plan

Summary of Benefits and Coverage: What this Plan Covers & What You Pay For
Covered Services. Coverage Period: 01/01/2017-12/31/ …. Acupuncture. •
Bariatric Surgery. • Cosmetic surgery. • Hearing Aids. • Infertility treatment. • Long-
term care. • Non-emergency care when traveling outside the. US. • Private-duty

the arizona health care – ahcccs

Oct 1, 2013 9. EPD/LTC. 2 and 9 b. Gastric Bypass: Your doctor has asked us to pay for
gastric bypass surgery. This is a surgery to help you lose weight. The notes from
your doctor say you need this because (insert reason). Our Decision: We have
reviewed the request and we will not pay for the gastric bypass surgery.