Medicare Reimbursement for Fluorescein and ICG Angiography

Topic: Angiography

Sponsor: ZEISS

Updated: 08/03/2019


This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What are fluorescein and indocyanine-green angiography (FA and ICG)?
  2. What are the indications for these tests?
  3. Does Medicare cover FA and ICG?
  4. What documentation is required in the medical record to support these claims?
  5. Is the physician’s presence required during testing?
  6. What CPT codes should we use to describe these tests?
  7. What does Medicare allow for these tests?
  8. Are there restrictions on other codes that may be billed the same day?
  9. If coverage is unlikely or uncertain, how should we proceed?