The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is pleased to provide you with the Payer Toolkit. The Payer Toolkit contains important information on the four new Category I codes implemented in January 2010 for reporting coronary computed tomographic angiography. These Category 1 codes were sought and supported by SCCT and should result in broader patient access to this important diagnostic tool. Category 1 codes are only designated for established and proven technology and represent a significant step forward for our field.
Our goal is to provide members with the most accurate and up-to-date information on the code descriptors, how to utilize them, and to provide you with tools to assist you as you work with your local payers. In this toolkit you will find: