Preventive Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease Screening Tests

by  Find-A-Code™
May 9th, 2018

Cardiovascular Disease Screening Tests

Procedure Codes
80061: Lipid panel. This panel must include the following:

  • Cholesterol, serum, total
  • Lipoprotein, direct measurement, cholesterol (HDL cholesterol)
  • Triglycerides

82465: Cholesterol, serum, total
83718: Lipoprotein, direct measurement, cholesterol (HDL cholesterol)
84478: Triglycerides
83721: Lipoprotein, direct measurement; LDL cholesterol
83719: Lipoprotein, direct measurement; VLDL cholesterol

80061, 82465, 83718, 84478, 83721, 83719: Z13.220, Z13.6, Z82.49

80061, 82465, 83718, 84478: Once every 5 years
83721, 83719: No specific frequency guidelines

Additional Information

80061, 82465, 83718, 84478, 8372183719

  • May be covered by some payers as screening for cholesterol or lipid disorders
  • Patients do not necessarily need to show signs or symptoms of disease to have coverage, consult your payer

83721, 83719

  • Not covered by Medicare for preventative care

Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information in this document does not guarantee payment or that included codes meet applicable qualifications as preventive services for all insurances and insurance plans, please consult your payer.


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