UnitedHealthcare Oxford has revised their policy on electrical stimulation for the treatment of pain and muscle rehabilitation with an effective date of June 1, 2018. The revised policy discusses functional electrical stimulation (FES), neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), interferential therapy (IFT) and microcurrent electrical nerve stimulation (MENS), just to name a few.
The revised policy states when the various forms of electrical stimulation are and are not considered medically necessary. To access the revised policy, log into your Gold account or become a Gold Member and then click
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