Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Home
  HPHConnect
 
  Learn more.
  Sign up for HPHConnect.
Medical Management
E-Transactions
HPHConnect
Pharmacy
For Your Patient
News Center
Network Matters
Newsletter Archives
Newsletter Registration
Newsroom
Office Support
Products
Provider Manual
Medicare Advantage
Research & Teaching
Resources & Links
 
Print    Text Size

Network Matters
News and Information for the
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Network

May 2014

Expanded Coverage: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy 


For dates of service beginning July 1, 2014, Harvard Pilgrim will cover medically necessary stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) when performed for the following diagnoses:

  • 185 — malignant neoplasm of the prostate
  • 233.4 — cancer in situ prostate 

Harvard Pilgrim expanded coverage after receiving an increasing number of requests from providers for coverage of SBRT for these conditions and evaluating the clinical literature. For more information, please refer to the updated Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Medical Policy.

Email this article to a colleague   

Receive Network Matters by e-mail

Network Matters Archives

Download printer-friendly version

HPHCURRENT EVENTS

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Receives National Clinical Award

ICD-10 Testing Continues

Spine Management and Prior Authorization: Sign Up for a Webinar

Harvard Pilgrim Enters Connecticut

Video Presentation: ACA and Risk Adjustment

CLINICIAN CORNER

Comprehensive Approach to Disease Management

Prior Authorization Required for Shoulder Arthroscopy

Expanded Coverage: Capsule Endoscopy of the Small Bowel

Expanded Coverage: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Hetlioz Now Covered with Prior Authorization

Update: Outpatient Rehabilitative Therapies Authorization

Prior Authorization and Quantity Limits for Testosterone Therapy

South Asian Community Organization Hosts Mental Health Symposium

Complex Case Management

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Abuse

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Reminder: Unlisted Billing Guidelines

CMS 1500 (08/05) Form Rejected After June 15

Reminder for EFT Users with Clearinghouses

2014 Update of the Home Care Seasonal Flu Vaccine Fee Schedule

Reminder: CPT Code for Administering Immunizations

PUBLICATION INFORMATION

Eric H. Schultz,
President and Chief Executive Officer

Richard Weisblatt PhD,
Senior Vice President, Provider Network

Annmarie Dadoly,
Editor

Kristin Edmonston,
Production Coordinator