Aetna Update for CPT II Codes for High Blood Pressure Measurements

December 2018 ~

Aetna has issued an update regarding the use of CPT II codes for HEDIS® high blood pressure measurements for patients diagnosed with hypertension.

Aetna instructs that CPT II codes be used for HEDIS® high blood pressure measurements.

For patients diagnosed with hypertension, the insurer states claims or encounter data should be submitted with Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) II codes for blood pressure results obtained during 2018 office visits.

CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
Source(s): Aetna OfficeLink Updates December 2018;