Wednesday, June 22, 2016

CPT CODE G0839 and who is covered benefit

Ultrasound Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)


HCPCS/CPT Codes
G0389 – Ultrasound exam for AAA screening


ICD-10-CM Codes
See https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coverage/CoverageGenInfo/ICD10.html for individual Change Requests (CRs) and coding translations for ICD-10


Who Is Covered

Medicare beneficiaries:
• With certain risk factors for AAA; and
• Who receive a referral from their physician, physician assistant, nurse
practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist


Frequency
Once in a lifetime


Beneficiary Pays
• Copayment/coinsurance waived
• Deductible waived

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