First Coast Services Options, Inc., a Medicare carrier, recently issued a notice that claims submitted for computed tomographic angiography of the chest, heart, and coronary arteries (procedure codes 75571-75574) between October 1, 2015 and September 5, 2016, may have been denied in error when billed with diagnosis codes I35.0, I35.1, I35.2, I35.8, I48.0, I48.1, I48.2, and I48.91.
First Coast Services Options, Inc. states this error was corrected September 6, 2016. Claims processed on or after September 6, 2016, were adjudicated correctly. First Coast Service Options, Inc. will perform adjustments to correct the errors on all the affected claims.
First Coast Service Options, Inc. has indicated that no provider action is required at this time. SCCT wants to ensure that all members potentially effected by this are made aware and SCCT will continue to monitor for any future developments.