Basic Benefit Policy for genetic testing of Cardiac Channelopathies
INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan
The safety and effectiveness of genetic testing for cardiac channelopathies, including long QT syndrome (LQTS) and Brugada syndrome, have been established. It may be considered a useful diagnostic option when indicated for patients meeting specified guidelines. Use HCPCS codes S3860, S3861, and S3862 when submitting claims. Inclusionary Guidelines as well as Exclusionary Guidelines can be found in the policy.