Posted in Insurance, Updates

UHC-Computer Tomography code S8092 Update, for 2021

Effective 01/01/2021- CT code S8092, also known as ultrafast ct, cine ct, will not be subject to site of care/service medical necessity review.

This update/change will apply to UHC Commercial Plans including:

Oxford, Neighborhood Health Partnership and UnitedHealthcare of the River Valley

HCPCS code S8092 code is still subject to prior notification/authorization (medical necessity review).

UnitedHealthcare West or Sierra, at this time, are excluded from this policy update.

If you would like to read the whole the whole medical policy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT) Scan – Site of Service, click here.

Author:

My name is Kate Patskovska, CPB. I am an Independent Medical Biller CPB (AAPC) and an owner of KR2 Medical Billing. KR2 Medical Billing is a full service Consulting/Medical Billing Business that is dedicated to educating, consulting, and overall improving the "financial health" of your medical practice.

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