Cigna's new policy change adds coverage of cardiac structure and morphology evaluation, cardiac function assessment, and evaluation of venous structures, if performed.
Among other policy changes at Cigna, fractional flow reserve CT no longer requires preauthorization either. Lastly, the firm removed preauthorization requirements for Current Procedural Terminology code 75574 in all markets with Cigna eviCore healthcare except for Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
Of course, patients must meet certain requirements to qualify for these procedures including having stable chest pain and intermediate risk of coronary artery disease, Cigna said.
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