78 rows · If it is medically necessary for a member to be treated initially with a medication . Aetna considers medical treatment of rosacea medically necessary. However, surgical treatment of disfigurement from rosacea (e.g., scarring and telangiectasias) is considered cosmetic.
Acne Surgery Aetna considers acne surgery such as marsupialization, opening or removal of multiplemliai, comedones, cysts, pustules medically necessary for the treatment of acne Aetna considers cryoslush therapy (solid CO2 mixed with acetone) and liquid nitrogen therapy experimental and investigational for acne because their effectiveness for this indication has . Aetna considers PUVA treatment experimental and investigational for all other indications. There is inadequate evidence in the peer-reviewed medical literature of the effectiveness of PUVA in any of these conditions (not an all-inclusive list): Acne; Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells syndrome);.
Aetna Better Health Premier Plan will cover all medically necessary drugs on the Drug List if: your doctor or other prescriber says you need them to get better or stay healthy, and you fill the prescription at a Aetna Better Health Premier Plan network pharmacy. In a review on acne vulgaris, Williams et al () stated that although several forms of light therapies (e.g., broad-spectrum light sources, infrared lasers, IPL, and PDT) can improve acne initially, longer-term outcomes and comparisons with conventional acne therapies are needed.
Aetna considers acne surgery such as marsupialization, opening or removal of multiple milia, comedones, cysts, pustules medically necessary for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Aetna Pharmacy Management administers, but does not offer, insure or otherwise underwrite the prescription drug benefit portion of your health plan and has no financial responsibility therefor. Aetna Pharmacy Management refers to an internal business unit of Aetna Health Management, LLC. See coverage.