Thanks !!

Jack I. Siegel, BA, AS, RVT
Vascular Lab Supervisor
Heart and Vascular Services
Medical University of South Carolina
(fx) 843-876-4580
792-0590 pager 11093
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-----Original Message-----
From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Parlato
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 2:30 PM
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Subject: Re: SAAVE ACT and ICD 9 Code

This is from Aetna, but likely applicable to all carriers/MACs for this benefit:

HCPCS codes covered if selection criteria are met: 
G0389  Ultrasound, B-scan and/or real time with image documentation; for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening [one time for men 65 years of age or older]  

ICD-9 codes covered if selection criteria are met: 
V81.2 Special screening for other and unspecified cardiovascular conditions [abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)]  

Dave Parlato

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