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Draft Imaging Policies

Credence partners with Carelon Medical Benefits Management to administer advanced imaging solutions for our customers.

Note: Coverage is subject to member's specific benefits. Group-specific policies will supersede these policies when applicable. Please refer to member's benefit plan.

Draft Imaging Policies


Effective for dates of service on and after April 14, 2024, the changes in the document below will apply to the Carelon Medical Benefits Management Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines. As part of the Carelon guideline annual review process, these updates are focused on advancing efforts to drive clinically appropriate, safe, and affordable healthcare services.

Summary of Changes to Carelon Advanced Imaging Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines Effective April 14, 2024.

Draft Imaging Policies

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Comment on Draft Imaging Policies

To ensure that the development of medical policies occurs through an open, collaborative process, we welcome comments about medical policies that are in the draft stage. 

Providers are invited to submit scientific, evidence-based information, professional consensus opinions and other information supported by medical literature relevant to these draft policies for consideration.

Comments are accepted for 45 days from the posting date listed on the draft policy.

How to Submit Comments

Make sure your voice is heard by providing feedback directly to us:

Birmingham Service Center
Attn: Health Management - Medical Policy
P.O. Box 10527
Birmingham, AL 35202
Fax: 205-220-0878