Payment for x-ray examinations (including CT, MRI, and discogram) shall be made when medical evidence shows that the examination is medically necessary either for the treatment of an allowed injury or occupational disease, or for diagnostic purposes to pursue more specific diagnoses in an allowed claim. Providers shall follow all bureau prior authorization policies in effect at the time when requesting authorization and payment for such studies.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/17/2009
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12, 4121.30, 4121.31, 4123.05
Rule Amplifies: 4121.121, 4121.44, 4121.441, 4123.66
Prior Effective Dates: 2/12/97, 10/14/02