by Jared Staheli
July 6th, 2015
Effective for dates of service, January 1, 2005, and later, carriers shall recognize the above HCPCS codes for Cardiovascular Disease Screening.
Carriers shall pay for Cardiovascular Disease Screening once every 60 months.
A claim that is submitted for Cardiovascular Disease Screening shall be submitted in the following manner:
The line item shall contain 80061, 82465, 83718 or 84478 with a diagnosis code of V81.0 – Special screening for ischemic heart disease, V81.1 – Special screening for hypertension or V81.2 – Special screening for other and unspecified cardiovascular conditions reported in the header and pointed to the line item.