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The differences for the replicate outliers obtained in the calcium tests (>6%) were considerably higher than the biological total error limit of 2.
Because CTs are already widely available and connecting one to electrocardiogram equipment is not difficult, coronary calcium tests from this combination might be significantly cheaper than tests with EBCT, Carr says.
The basis for this position is that 1) records reviewed by the carrier do not adequately document the medical need for certain lab testing; and 2) during the period being reviewed there was, according to the carrier, a dramatic increase in billings for calcium tests.
In addition, with respect to the alleged increase in calcium testing, the volume of per- patient calcium tests performed by DLI in fact remained constant throughout the period in question.