Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).   Learn More ⇒ nimh.nih.gov/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd  ♦  Web MD ♦ Wikipedia

Testing & Costs

British Columbia ADHD  3 page self test

Survey ADHD Testing
Survey ADHD Testing – Click to enlarge

Consumer Reports

Health Care Blue Book

See our home page on Mental Illness, where we have links to a specimen policy EOC, showing coverage for each benefit as mandated since mental illness is one of the 10 Essential Benefits under Health Care Reform

Medical Policies and Clinical UM Guidelines Search

CG-MED-22 Neuropsychological Testing

Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in Children
www.anthem.com/ca/medicalpolicies/guidelines/gl_pw_a053761.htm

CG-ANC-03 Acupuncture

2009;(2):CD003281. Li S, Yu B, Zhou D, et al. Acupuncture for Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents.
www.anthem.com/ca/medicalpolicies/guidelines/gl_pw_a050137.htm

GENE.00010 Genotype Testing for Genetic Polymorphisms to

Efudex ® Equetro ® Fluoroplex ® Genecept™ Assay GeneSight ® Analgesic
GeneSight ® Psychotropic GeneSight ® ADHD Invader ® Jantoven
www.anthem.com/ca/medicalpolicies/policies/mp_pw_a050309.htm

BEH.00002 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (Weaver, 2012); auditory verbal
hallucinations (AVH) in schizophrenia and other conditions
www.anthem.com/ca/medicalpolicies/policies/mp_pw_a047769.htm

RAD.00023 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography

Specifically, there is a lack of evidence regarding the use of SPECT in attention
deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum
www.anthem.com/ca/medicalpolicies/policies/mp_pw_a050541.htm

 

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