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Current Post-Acute Guidelines

The foundation of our solution platform for specialty benefits management is our clinical appropriateness guidelines. Carelon Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Post-Acute Care are developed through a rigorous process integrating evidence-based literature with expert physician review. Included are guidelines that establish the appropriate level of care for inpatient rehab, long-term acute care, and skilled nursing.

The guidelines do not address coverage, benefit or other plan specific issues. Applicable federal and state coverage mandates take precedence over these clinical guidelines. If requested by a health plan, Carelon will review requests based on health plan medical policy/guidelines in lieu of the Carelon guidelines.


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