Effective November 1, 2019, the following MCG care guideline 23rd edition customization will be implemented for Chemotherapy, Inpatient and Surgical Care (W0162) for adult patients. This customization provides specific criteria and guidance on the following:


  • Revised Clinical Indications for admission and added examples for:

  1. Aggressive hydration needs that cannot be managed in an infusion center
  2. Prolonged marrow suppression


  • Added Regimens that cannot be managed as an outpatient with examples


Select MCG 23RD edition customizations to view a summary. 


For questions, please contact the provider service number on the back of the member's ID card.

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