Aetna Covers Blood Flow in PET
On July 6, 2018, Aetna released its recently reviewed policy for positron emission tomography (PET).The new policy specifies that the new category III code 0482T, Absolute Quantitation of Myocardial Blood Flow, will be covered if selection criteria are met. The blood flow code went into effect Jan. 1, 2018, and should be listed separately in addition to the primary procedure. More information on 0482T.
ASNC encourages members to access the free ($75 for non-members) 2018 webinar “Coding for Myocardial Blood Flow in PET.”