RESOURCES FOR DIAGNOSTICS AND DEVICE MONITORING CARDIAC RHYTHM AND HEART FAILURE

SUBCUTANEOUS CARDIAC RHYTHM MONITORS

pdf Reimbursement Guide: LINQ Family of Subcutaneous Cardiac Rhythm Monitors (.pdf)

Provides updated codes and Medicare payment rates in all sites of service for insertion/removal/monitoring for subcutaneous cardiac rhythm monitoring devices.

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pdf Reimbursement Update for Pediatric Labeling of LINQ II™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (.pdf)

The LINQ II™ ICM is the first subcutaneous rhythm monitor available for use in patients as young as 2 years old.

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pdf Reimbursement Update for Subcutaneous Cardiac Rhythm Monitor Procedures (.pdf)

Effective January 1, 2023 there are changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) impacting payment for subcutaneous cardiac rhythm monitor procedures.

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pdf Coding Corner: Category III CPT Code for Remote Device Programming for SCRM  (.pdf)

Effective July 1, 2021 a new Category III CPT Code for remote programming of subcutaneous cardiac rhythm monitor systems became available.

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Video: LINQ Family of ICMs Reimbursement Overview

Watch a video to learn more about Reveal LINQ™ reimbursement and economics in the cryptogenic stroke population.

Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Access videos to learn about cost effectiveness analysis and how decision makers utilize these analyses.

Video: Cost Effectiveness Analysis – An Introduction

Watch a video to learn about cost effectiveness analysis, a methodology designed to evaluate which interventions provide the highest value for the cost associated.

Video: Cost Effectiveness Analysis – Medtronic ICMs in Cryptogenic Stroke Patients

Watch a video to learn how healthcare decision makers utilize cost effectiveness analysis using Medtronic ICMs in cryptogenic stroke patients as an example. 

CARDIAC DEVICE MONITORING

pdf Reimbursement Guide: Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) Management Services (.pdf)

Provides coverage, coding and Medicare payment information for cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) patient management services.

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pdf FAQ: Implant & Monitoring Reimbursement for Core Devices (PM, ICD, CRT) (.pdf)

Please note: This document will be retired in March 2023. FAQ will be found in the documents for each specific device-type.

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Looking for relative value unit (RVU) information? Our RVU guide can be found with additional coding resources on the coding reference page.