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Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Coverage Guidelines

The Clinical Coverage Guidelines (CCG) are evidence-based documents detailing the medical necessity of given procedures or technologies. The guidelines set consistent criteria for the coverage of a procedure or technology, leading to greater consistency and efficiency in clinical decision making. This consistency and efficiency results in better provider/company interactions and increases the quality of our members' health.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are best-practice recommendations based on available clinical outcome and scientific evidence. Wellcare Clinical Practice Guidelines reference expert professional and clinical society recommendations, ensuring that the guidelines contain the highest level of evidence-based content. Clinical Practice Guidelines are also used to guide efforts to improvement the quality of care in our membership.

Guidelines listed as In Review are currently in the approval process; the date listed is the most current copy of the guideline. Guidelines listed as Revised have been reviewed and are current as of the date listed.

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Y0020_WCM_134133E Last Updated On: 1/9/2024