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 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.