United Healthcare – Reimbursement for CCTA

United Healthcare, the world largest health organization, has announced that effective April 1, 2020, United Healthcare will reimburse for Coronary CT Angiograms when ordered to evaluate stable chest pain in members with low and intermediate risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) as first-line testing (CCTA-First). Computed tomographic angiography (CTA) is expected to replace the need for other functional stress testing in this population.