Cardiology Question for the Week of August 13, 2018

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can you please provide information about Medicare billing for cardiac device replacement claims?

Answer:

Hospitals must identify cardiac devices provided with credits or at no cost, and use proper modifiers and condition codes. A summary and comprehensive resource on Medicare billing can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/cardiacdevicecredits-ICN909368.pdf.

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