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Echocardiography Procedures Will No Longer Require Precertification Effective February 1, 2016

January 29, 2016

Effective February 1, 2016, the MO HealthNet Division (MHD) will no longer require precertification for the following echocardiography procedure codes:

CPT Code Code description
93303 Transthoracic Echocardiography For Congenital Cardiac Anomalies; Complete
93304 Transthoracic Echocardiography For Congenital Cardiac Anomalies; Follow-Up / Limited Study
93306 TTE with Doppler Complete
99307 TTE without Doppler Complete
93308 TTE F-Up or LMTD
93312 Echocardiography Transesophageal with image doc (include probe placement) – 2D
93315 Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Cardiac Anomalies; Probe placement, image
93318 Echocardiography Transesophageal (TEE) for monitor purposes, including probe, real time-2D
93350 Stress TTE only
93351 Stress TTE Complete
93355 Echocardiography Transesophageal (TEE)

Any further questions can be directed to Provider Communications at 573-751-2896.

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