Comprehensive "How to" for Opening a Vascular Laboratory
This session is designed to review the basic necessities for opening and accrediting a new Vascular Lab. We will cover everything from billing and CPT codes to different accreditation requirements necessary to be a fully functioning vascular lab, such as assessment of personnel qualifications, acceptance testing, and annual surveys. Comprehensive review of quality control tests and quality assurance will be provided. We will also review requirements for submission of clinical images, diagnostic criteria for vascular exams and results reporting. Focused discussion of billing and optimization of CPT codes for major vascular exams will be offered.