DHHS Expands Medicaid Coverage Policy to Include Blood Testing for Allergies

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) recently expanded its coverage policy on allergy blood testing for the Medicaid population. The updated policy streamlines its allergen testing policies, specifically, ‘to cover “specific IgE in vitro tests for inhalant allergens (pollens, molds, dust mites, and animal dander), foods, insect stings, and drugs.”