Insurance Updates: September 15

By Policy and Advocacy Brief posted 09-15-2021 15:33


Insurance Updates:  September 15

Each week, the AUA publishes weekly updates on the latest insurance issues pertaining to urology. This week’s update includes the release of policies regarding Urinary Biomarkers for Bladder Cancer.

BCBS Michigan

BCBS Michigan reviewed its Urinary Biomarkers for Bladder Cancer Policy adding study selection criteria for the evaluation of the clinical validity of urinary biomarkers:

  • Reported on the accuracy of the marketed version of the technology
  • Included a suitable reference standard (endoscopy or clinical follow-up)
  • Patient/sample clinical characteristics were described
  • Patient/sample selection criteria were described

Read the update.