This section of the Medical Policy Reference Manual includes medical policies pertaining to surgery.
Medical policies in this section encompass the pre-operative, operative, and post-operative, care of surgical patients. This section also includes policies related to surgical procedures used for diagnostic techniques.
Our medical policies are designed for informational purposes only and are not an authorization, or an explanation of benefits, or a contract. Receipt of benefits is subject to satisfaction of all terms and conditions of the coverage. Medical technology is constantly changing, and we reserve the right to review and update our policies periodically.