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CODING RESOURCES

We have compiled the Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) product coding documents and references you need most. Print, save or bookmark these resources for quick reference.

In addition, we hold webcasts addressing reimbursement questions. Contact our healthcare economics department for more information by emailing hce@abbott.com.

CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

Access coding documents for pacemakers, ICDs and cardiac device monitoring.

Our current year Medicare coding and payment overview for Pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD), and Implantable/insertable cardiac monitor (ICM):

MORE CODING RESOURCES

Our current year Medicare coding and payment overview for remote monitoring by location:

Printable form to simplify coding:

Current list of reimbursement Healthcare Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) Device Category C-codes:

Detail and analysis of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’(CMS) current year final rule:

Detail and analysis of the CMS current year final rule:

Printable form to simplify Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding:

Printable form to simplify CPT coding:

Printable form for easy CPT coding reference:

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES INCLUDING NATIONAL COVERAGE DETERMINATION AND OTHER LINKS

Printable FAQ for easy reference:

CMS LINKS:

Medicare Coverage Database

NCDs for Pacemakers

Medicare Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Look-up

Medicare Learning Network Matters Articles

National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR‡) for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

MedPac Publications: Payment Basics

National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

*Disclaimer: This webpage and the information contained herein is for general information purposes only and is not intended, and does not constitute, legal reimbursement, business, clinical or other advice. Furthermore, it does not constitute a representation or guarantee of reimbursement, and it is not intended to increase or maximize payment by any payer. Nothing in this document should be construed as a guarantee by Abbott regarding reimbursement or payment amounts, or that reimbursement or other payment will be received. The ultimate responsibility for obtaining payment/reimbursement remains with the customer. This includes the responsibility for accuracy and veracity of all claims submitted to third-party payers. In addition, the customer should note that laws, regulations, and coverage policies are complex and are updated frequently, and, therefore, the customer should check with its local carriers or intermediaries often and should consult with legal counsel or a financial or reimbursement specialist for any questions related to billing, reimbursement or any related issue. This information does not guarantee coverage or payment at any specific level, and Abbott does not advocate or warrant the appropriateness of the use of any particular code. This update reproduces information for reference purposes only. It is not provided or authorized for marketing use.

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