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Decision Memo for Carotid Artery Stenting (CAG-00085R) – CMS

May 5, 2017 … that carotid artery stenting (CAS) with embolic protection is reasonable and
necessary … If the stenosis is measured by ultrasound prior to the.

Bulletin Number: xxxxxx – CMS

Medicare covers PTA of the carotid artery concurrent with carotid stent placement
… If the stenosis is measured by ultrasound prior to the procedure, then the.

Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual –

For patients with a dense cataract, an ultrasound B-scan may be used …..
Effective July 1, 2001, Medicare covers PTA of the carotid artery concurrent with

Medicare Part B Billing for Ultrasound – Office of Inspector General

To analyze Medicare Part B claims for ultrasound services to: 1. Describe
utilization of …. organs and monitoring blood flow in veins and arteries. One
example is.

CMS Manual System –

PTA of the carotid artery concurrent with placement of an FDA-approved ….
measured by ultrasound prior to the procedure, then the degree of stenosis must

Medicare Carriers'' Policies for Transcranial Dopplers: A New …

This report reviews Medicare carriers' coverage policies for transcranial …
Transcranial doppler (TCD) is a noninvasive ultrasound technique that …. codes
93850 and 93860 (noninvasive studies of cerebral arteries other than carotid) or.

Low Cost Ultrasound Equipment – Office of Inspector General

Medicare law prescribes certain coverage criteria for ultrasound tests. Primarily, a
test ….. Non-invasive studies of carotid arteries, imaging (e. , flow imaging by.

GAO-07-734 Medicare Ultrasound Procedures – Government …

Jun 28, 2007 … injury in veins and arteries. Ultrasound procedures consist of the ultrasound
exam itself and the physician's interpretation of the exam. Nearly …

Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis – Agency for …

Jan 1, 1994 … direct evidence that screening with ultrasound for asymptomatic CAS reduces
strokes? … Prevalence and Clinical Importance of Carotid Artery Stenosis ……
Medicare recipients in New York State who received a CEA between …

Medicare Benefits Schedule Book Category 5 – Department of Health

The latest Medicare Benefits Schedule information is available from MBS … 6. G.
1.3. Medicare benefits and billing practices . ….. 37. DIK… Group I1 – Ultrasound .

Exhibit #7 –

Jan 1, 2013 … and available on Medicare's web site when indicated in this Exhibit. 1. History ….
a. carotid arteries (e.g., pulse amplitude, bruits) …. Ultrasound.

prioritization of health services – State of Oregon

2016-17 appearing in Appendix B be forwarded to the Centers for Medicare and.
Medicaid …. ultrasound for wound assessment … Carotid artery stenting.

February 2016 – FDA

Feb 2, 2016 … (ONC) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have placed
additional ….. Ultrasound showed the catheter was lodged in …. carotid artery to
remove the thrombus which was adhered to patch. Vascu-Guard …

ICD-9-CM C&M March 2011 Diagnosis Agenda – Centers for …

Mar 19, 2014 … Procedure addendum – June 20,
2014 …. angiography and with intravascular ultrasound. Calcified ….. This can be
caused by stenosis of the carotid artery, and can also occur with.

medical benefit booklet –

Jan 1, 2017 … (c) Is not eligible for Medicare coverage as prescribed by 42 U.S.C. 1395 et …..
Carotid, Vertebral and Intracranial Artery Angioplasty with or without … MRI
Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation of Uterine Fibroids.

Michigan Department of Community Health … – State of Michigan

Optum and the OPPS team members closely monitor the CMS site impacting
updates. … CMS releases the files for any changes or updated files, (i.e.,
Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) ….. lesion, including ultrasound
guidance … extremity, cervical carotid, extra cranial … artery (List separately in
addition to code.

Journal – Village of Walton Hills

Ultrasound testing of the carotid arteries and abdomen (to look for …. However,
there is no cost to residents whose primary insurance is Medicare Part B or if their

Evidence Brief: Update on Prevalence of and Interventions … – HSR&D

Likely coronary artery disease per positive nuclear imaging: у …. address multiple
minority groups and supplement VHA data with Medicare ….. differences in
provider recommendation for patient to receive carotid …. for stroke (ultrasound or

Anthem Plan Description – Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Aug 15, 2016 … Carotid, Vertebral and Intracranial Artery Angioplasty with or without Stent … MRI
Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation of Uterine …

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Report – New York State …

Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) and subclavian artery stenosis have been added as
acceptable …. If the patient has Blue Cross and Medicare, code Medicare if there
is no ….. A history of stroke, with or without residual deficit; angiographic or
ultrasound demonstration of at least 50% narrowing in a major cerebral or carotid