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In a message dated 09/07/1999 3:47:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
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<< The policy reads as follows with an effective date of
 1/1/99:

 1. The technologist performing the study or the technologist providing the
 direct supervision of the study has demonstrated competency by being
 credentialed in vascular technology. Some examples of the appropriate
 certification include the Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) credential
 and the Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT) credential in vascular
 technology; or
 2. The procedure is done under the direct supervision of a physician who is
 qualified to perform and interpret the study; or
 3. The facility is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the
 Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) or the NonInvasive Vascular
 Ultrasound Accreditation of the American College of Radiology (ACR).
 Sandy
  >>
Glad to hear it!!