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Respiratory & Pulmonary Procedures, Devices and Therapies

These are the AT&T CarePlus covered procedures and services effective January 1, 2019. Prior approval is required, please contact CarePlus customer care at 1-877-261-3340.


Bronchial Thermoplasty
An endobronchial treatment for refractory asthma.


Bronchothermoplasty
For treatment for adult asthma.


Computed Tomography (CT) for Early Detection of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Lung screening with computed tomography for patients at risk of developing COPD.

Note:  This service is effective 7/1/2018.


Drug-Eluting Sinus Stents
For steroid delivery following functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS).


Endobronchial Valves for Lung Volume Reduction (LVR)
For emphysema as an alternative to conventional LVR.


Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
For patients with thermal or chemical pulmonary damage and cerebral edema.


Nitric Oxide Breath Testing
For diagnosis and management of asthma and other pulmonary diseases.


Portable Inhaled Nitric Oxide Device (Nitrosyl)
For the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.


RhinAer Procedure
A non-invasive procedure that reduces symptoms in patients with non-allergic rhinitis.


Thoracoscopic Laser Ablation of Pulmonary Bullae
For emphysema as an alternative to conventional LVR.


Xolair (Omalizumab)
For off-label use to treat milk and peanut allergies.