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FFRCT technology receives new payment classification from CMS

FFRCT technology receives new payment classification from CMS
November 6, 2017

HeartFlow announced that a new technology ambulatory payment classification has been finalized by CMS for noninvasive CT-derived fractional flow reserve technology to diagnose and treat patients with suspected CAD.

This payment classification will affect any Medicare-enrolled hospitals that bill CMS for the use of the technology (HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis, HeartFlow) in Medicare patients. Eligible hospitals will be reimbursed $1,450.50 for the technical component of the test, which will take effect starting January 1, 2018, according to a press release issued by the company.

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