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What are the medical treatments DVR does not pay for?

DVR does not pay for the following medical treatments:
(1) Maintenance of your general health or fitness, including, but not limited to, vitamins, in-patient hospital based weight loss programs or for-profit weight loss programs, exercise programs, health spas, swim programs and athletic fitness clubs;
(2) Cosmetic procedures, such as facelifts, liposuction, cellulite removal;
(3) Maternity care;
(4) Hysterectomies, elective abortions, sterilization, and contraceptive services as independent procedures;
(5) Drugs not approved by the Federal Drug Administration for general use or by state law;
(6) Life support systems, services, and hospice care;
(7) Transgender services including surgery and medication management;
(8) Homeopathic and herbalist services, Christian Science practitioners or theological healers; and
(9) Treatment that is experimental, obsolete, investigational, or otherwise not established as effective medical treatment.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.29.020, 74.08.090, August 1998 amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 34 C.F.R. Parts 361 and 363, chapters 74.29, 43.19 RCW, RCW 43.43.832, 4.24.550, 71.09.340, 9A.44.130, and chapter 26.44 RCW. WSR 03-02-014, ยง 388-891-0655, filed 12/20/02, effective 2/3/03.]
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