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Coding

Resources related to coding for EP services and procedures.

HRS works with the AMA CPT Editorial Panel, medical societies, and industry partners to develop or revise CPT codes to provide greater patient access to the most clinically appropriate and ground-breaking procedures and services. 

HRS Supports Use of New Code for Remote Programming of SCRM

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April 23, 2021 - HRS and ACC recommend that all Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), state Medicaid plans, and private health insurance companies provide coverage for remote programming of subcutaneous cardiac rhythm monitor systems that is consistent with FDA labeling.

HRS Outreach On Regional Payment for Remote Monitoring

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April 21, 2021 - HRS has been in communication with industry regarding Novitas’, a Medicare Administrative Contractor’s, payment levels for the new CPT codes for External Extended Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring. HRS and ACC submitted a letter to Novitas noting concerns related to the MAC’s plan.

CPT Guidance for Code Applications

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August 1, 2012 - HRS frequently partners with the American College of Cardiology to develop or revise CPT code applications. In order to support requests for creating new codes, the two organizations developed guidance on the timeline and process for submitting those requests.