HCPCS code G0446 for Screening

HCPCS code G0446 for Screening

A new HCPCS code, G0446, Annual, face-to-face IBT for CVD, individual, 15 minutes, will be included in the January 2012 updates of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB) and Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (IOCE), effective for services on or after November 8, 2011. For these services provided on or after November 8, 2011, through…

Billing Medicare for Cardiovascular Screening Tests

Billing Medicare for Cardiovascular Screening Tests

Effective with services performed on or after January 1, 2005, Medicare provides coverage of cardiovascular screening ICD 10 blood tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease or abnormalities associated with an elevated risk of heart disease and stroke. The covered screening tests are: 1. Total Cholesterol Test2. Cholesterol Test for High-Density Lipoproteins3. Triglycerides Test…