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What does VFA stand for?

VFA stands for Vertebral Fracture Assessment (type of bone density scan)

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would establish a national minimum payment amount for DXA as well as for vertebral fracture assessment, and would set the minimum payment amount at no less than 100% of the reimbursement rates in effect for those codes at the end of 2006 (about $140 in the case of DXA).
Vertebral fracture assessment by DXA, rather than by a radiographic spinal study, is gaining ground because of its unique ability to image vertebrae straight down, reducing image parallax, said Mr.
Representatives of the ACR, the American College of Radiology, and the ISCD recently pressed for a new ICD-9 code providing reimbursement for incidental vertebral fracture assessment in patients with certain indications, such as loss of 4 cm or more in height after age 60.