Pacing Leads

Reimbursement & Coding

The following resources offer coding and reimbursement information for the Tendril STS™  and Tendril MRI™ pacing leads:

Coding Guides & Resources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)


2019/2020 Reimbursement Update: Cardiac Rhythm Management

This one-hour webcast addresses coding, payment and national coverage indications for Pacemakers, ICDs and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT-P/CRT-D). It provides an overview of payment under Medicare’s FY 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Medicare’s FY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment system. The program also includes common patient scenarios and how to appropriately report to Medicare.

Health Economic Summit Episode 1 - Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

This program is a one-hour webcast facilitated by cardiologist Dr. John Rogers. Economic and product-specific topics related to CRT will be addressed including patient outcomes, Medicare reimbursement and the economics of heart failure.

Clinical Experiences with Remote Monitoring: Guidance for Patient-Centric Care and Clinic Reimbursement

Remote monitoring is critical to ensure appropriate follow-up care for patients implanted with an Abbott cardiac device. This one-hour webcast provides an educational review of remote monitoring for patients with implanted pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy devices, implantable cardioverter defibrillators and implantable cardiac monitors.

Manuals & Resources

Cardiovascular Products

Customer Service

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