Reimbursement for Fluorescein Angiography

Topic: Angiography

Sponsor: Canon

Updated: 02/18/2019


This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What is fluorescein angiography (FA)?
  2. What are the indications for FA?
  3. Does Medicare cover FA?
  4. What CPT code should we use for FA?
  5. What documentation is required in the medical record to support claims for FA?
  6. May we be reimbursed for both FA and an exam or other diagnostic test on the same day?
  7. What is the reimbursement for FA?
  8. Is the physician’s presence required during testing?
  9. How frequently may FA be performed?
  10. If coverage of FA is unlikely or uncertain, how should we proceed?