Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of March 22, 2021

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

If a tracing is performed when the physician does not own the equipment or employ the personnel while providing just the interpretation, what code is assigned for the professional service?

Answer:

Where the tracing is made in the outpatient setting (where the physician does not own the equipment nor employ the personnel) and the physician provides only the interpretation, assign 93010 for the professional service. For SAECG, assign code 93278-26.