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1 USPSTF Grade Recommendations bdominal aortic aneurysm screening: men The USPSTF recommends one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm by ultrasonography in men aged 65 to 75 who have ever smoked. dd benefit. CPT 76770, 76775, G0389 must be covered lcohol misuse counseling and behavioral counseling interventions to reduce alcohol misuse by adults, including pregnant, in primary care settings. The USPSTF recommends routine screening for iron deficiency anemia in asymptomatic pregnant. dd benefit. CPT and must be covered nemia screening: pregnant dd benefit CPT must be covered spirin to prevent CVD: men spirin to prevent CVD: The USPSTF recommends the use of aspirin for men age 45 to 79 years when the potential benefit due to a reduction in myocardial infarctions outweighs the potential harm due to an increase in gastrointestinal hemorrhage. The USPSTF recommends the use of aspirin for age 55 to 79 years when the potential benefit of a reduction in ischemic strokes outweighs the potential harm of an increase in gastrointestinal hemorrhage. acteriuria screening: pregnant asymptomatic bacteriuria with urine culture for pregnant at 12 to 16 weeks' gestation or at the first prenatal visit, if later. dd benefit. CPT must be covered lood pressure screening high blood pressure in adults aged 18 and older. Covered under routine physical provision "PXO" RC screening, counseling about whose family history is associated with an increased risk for deleterious mutations in RC1 or RC2 genes be referred for genetic counseling and evaluation for RC testing. dd benefit. CPT S3820, S3822, S3823 must be covered. lue Cross and lue Shield of Illinois, lue Cross and lue Shield of New Mexico, lue Cross and lue Shield of Oklahoma, and lue Cross and lue Shield of Texas, Divisions of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the lue Cross and lue Shield ssociation Clarifications by individual plan are noted in the Description column per Topic. 1

2 USPSTF Grade Recommendations (continued) reast cancer preventive medication clinicians discuss chemoprevention with at high risk for breast cancer and at low risk for adverse effects of chemoprevention. Clinicians should inform patients of the potential benefits and harms of chemoprevention. Office visit covered under routine physical provision "PXO", "WVIS", "PXR" or "RMM". The guideline also may reference chemo prevention (oral prescription drugs). Does the med fall under regular RX benefit or PPC? Legal review pending. reast cancer screening mammography for, with or without clinical breast examination, every 1-2 years for aged 40 and older. Covered under routine physical "PXO", WVIS", "PXR" or "RMM" reastfeeding counseling The USPSTF recommends interventions during pregnancy and after birth to promote and support breastfeeding. Covered under routine physical 'PXO", or "DMGO" Cervical cancer screening screening for cervical cancer in who have been sexually active and have a cervix. Covered under routine pap smear "RPP", "WVIS", PXR" or "PXO" Chlamydial infection screening: non-pregnant Chlamydial infection screening: pregnant chlamydial infection for all sexually active non-pregnant young aged 24 and younger and for older nonpregnant who are at increased risk. chlamydial infection for all pregnant aged 24 and younger and for older pregnant who are at increased risk. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided screening: men 35 and older screening men aged 35 and older for lipid disorders. screening: men younger than 35 men aged 20 to 35 for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided screening: 45 and older screening aged 45 and older for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided screening: younger than 45 aged 20 to 45 for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease. Clarifications by individual plan are noted in the Description column per Topic. 2

3 USPSTF Grade Recommendations (continued) Colorectal cancer screening colorectal cancer using fecal occult blood testing, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy, in adults, beginning at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years. The risks and benefits of these screening methods vary. Covered under routine colonoscopy "RCCS", "RCL", "PRRC", "DRE" or "PRVC" (colorectal neoplasm screening) procedure should be added for all states (Currently covered for OK only) Dental caries chemoprevention: preschool primary care clinicians prescribe oral fluoride supplementation at currently recommended doses to preschool older than 6 months of age whose primary water source is deficient in fluoride. Depression screening: adolescents of adolescents (12-18 years of age) for major depressive disorder when systems are in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, psychotherapy (cognitivebehavioral or interpersonal), and followup. Covered under "DMGO" or "PXO" Depression screening: adults adults for depression when staff-assisted depression care supports are in place to assure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and follow-up. Diabetes screening type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic adults with sustained blood pressure (either treated or untreated) greater than 135/80 mm Hg. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Folic acid supplementation all planning or capable of pregnancy take a daily supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg (400 to 800 µg) of folic acid. Gonorrhea prophylactic medication: newborns prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns against gonococcal ophthalmic neonatorum. Covered under inpatient medical Gonorrhea screening: clinicians screen all sexually active, including those who are pregnant, for gonorrhea infection if they are at increased risk for infection (that is, if they are young or have other individual or population risk factors). dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Clarifications by individual plan are noted in the Description column per Topic. 3

4 USPSTF Grade Recommendations (continued) Healthy diet counseling Hearing loss screening: newborns The USPSTF recommends intensive behavioral dietary counseling for adult patients with hyperlipidemia and other known risk factors for cardiovascular and diet-related chronic disease. Intensive counseling can be delivered by primary care clinicians or by referral to other specialists, such as nutritionists or dietitians. Covered under "DMGO" or "NMT" for procedures , S S9452 hearing loss in all newborn infants. Covered under inpatient medical Hemoglobinopathies screening: newborns sickle cell disease in newborns. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Hepatitis screening: pregnant screening for hepatitis virus infection in pregnant at their first prenatal visit. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided HIV screening Hypothyrodism screening: newborns that clinicians screen for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) all adolescents and adults at increased risk for HIV infection. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided congenital hypothyroidism in newborns. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Iron supplementation in The USPSTF recommends routine iron supplementation for asymptomatic aged 6 to 12 months who are at increased risk for iron deficiency anemia. Obesity screening and counseling: adults clinicians screen all adult patients for obesity and offer intensive counseling and behavioral interventions to promote sustained weight loss for obese adults. Obesity screening and counseling: clinicians screen aged 6 years and older for obesity and offer them or refer them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvement in weight status. Covered under "DMGO", "NMT", "PXO" or "WCO" Osteoporosis screening: aged 65 and older be screened routinely for osteoporosis. The USPSTF recommends that routine screening begin at age 60 for at increased risk for osteoporotic fractures. Covered under "ROD" or "PXO" PKU screening: newborns phenylketonuria (PKU) in newborns. Covered under inpatient medical Clarifications by individual plan are noted in the Description column per Topic. 4

5 USPSTF Grade Recommendations (continued) Rh incompatibility screening: first pregnancy visit Rh (D) blood typing and antibody testing for all pregnant during their first visit for pregnancy-related care. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Rh incompatibility screening: weeks gestation The USPSTF recommends repeated Rh (D) antibody testing for all unsensitized Rh (D)-negative at weeks' gestation, unless the biological father is known to be Rh (D)-negative. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided STIs counseling The USPSTF recommends highintensity behavioral counseling to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for all sexually active adolescents and for adults at increased risk for STIs. Covered under "DMGO", "NMT", "PXO" Tobacco use counseling: nonpregnant adults Tobacco use counseling: pregnant clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use and provide tobacco cessation interventions for those who use tobacco products. clinicians ask all pregnant about tobacco use and provide augmented, pregnancy-tailored counseling to those who smoke. Covered under "SMOK" Syphilis screening: nonpregnant persons that clinicians screen persons at increased risk for syphilis infection. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Syphilis screening: pregnant clinicians screen all pregnant for syphilis infection. dd benefit, CPT codes to be provided Visual acuity screening in to detect amblyopia, strabismus, and defects in visual acuity in younger than age 5 years. Covered under "WCO" Clarifications by individual plan are noted in the Description column per Topic. 5

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