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Cardiac Rhythm Management

Find reimbursement resources, including coding guides, links to Medicare Coverage Determinations, on-demand webinars, and frequently asked questions pertaining to Abbott cardiac rhythm management devices.

 

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Coding Guides and Resources

Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Coding Guide

Find Medicare coding and national payment rates for cardiac rhythm management (CRM).

Insertable Cardiac Monitors (ICM) Coding Guide

Find Medicare coding and national payment rates for Insertable/Implantable Cardiac Monitors (ICM).

Confirm Rx™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor Coding Guide

This quick reference guide covers coding for Confirm Rx™ ICM procedures and follow up.

Physician Non-Facility Device Monitoring Rates by Location

Find Medicare coding and payment rates, by location, for cardiac device monitoring in physician offices (non-facilities).

Cardiac Device Monitoring: CPT Codes and Common Questions

Find a summary of Medicare coding and answers to Frequently Asked Questions for device monitoring for Pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD), Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) and Insertable/Implantable Cardiac Monitors (ICM).

Insertable Cardiac Monitors (ICM) In Office Readiness Checklist

Use this printable form to assess your physician office’s readiness to begin implanting and monitoring ICMs.

HCPCS Device Category C-codes Guide

Current reimbursement Healthcare Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) Device Category C-codes.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)

Pacemaker NCD

Developed through an evidence-based process, this guide provides details on required medical criteria that must be met for coverage of Medicare beneficiaries.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) NCD

Developed through an evidence-based process, this guide provides details on required medical criteria that must be met for coverage of Medicare beneficiaries.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator National Coverage Determination FAQs

Coverage considerations and Frequently Asked Questions regarding ICDs.

Webinars

2020 ICM Insertion/Remote Monitoring Reimbursement Update

This webcast addresses coding and payment for Insertable/Implantable Cardiac Monitors (ICMs). First, we provide an overview of ICM technology and the insertion process. Then we discuss 2020 coverage, coding and payment for ICMs, including the 2020 changes to ICM remote monitoring coding. Finally, we review common patient scenarios and how to appropriately report them to Medicare.

2019/2020 Reimbursement Update: Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM)

This one-hour webcast addresses coding, payment and national coverage indications for Pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (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 (CRT)

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.

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This document 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 is not intended to and does not constitute a representation or guarantee of reimbursement, payment, or charge, or that reimbursement or other payment will be received. It is not intended to increase or maximize payment by any payer. Similarly, nothing in this document should be viewed as instructions for selecting any particular code, and Abbott does not advocate or warrant the appropriateness of the use of any particular code. The ultimate responsibility for coding and obtaining payment/reimbursement remains with the customer. This includes the responsibility for accuracy and veracity of all coding and 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, coding, or reimbursement specialist for any questions related to coding, billing, reimbursement or any related issues. This material reproduces information for reference purposes only. It is not provided or authorized for marketing use.

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