Computed Tomographic Angiography Scans Policy Update
INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: Radiology
Effective for dates of service on or after December 1, 2011, medical justification documentation for Computed Tomographic Angiography (CTA) scans (CPT codes 70496, 70498, 71275, 72191, 73206, 73706 and 74175) will no longer be required for repeat (same anatomical site) and subsequent (different anatomical site) scans occurring on the same date of service. However, the times of the initial and repeat or subsequent scan are required.
Source: General Medicine | November 2011 | Bulletin 449