ICD-10 Impact on Cardiac Rhythm Management Procedure Coding

ICD 10 Impact on Cardiac Rhythm Management

Perspectives on Medical Reimbursement Issues By JR Associates Whitepaper: Impact of ICD-10 on Coding and Reimbursement for Cardiac Rhythm Management Procedures Authors: • Beth Bontemps, MSN, RN, NP, CCS Senior Consultant, JR Associates, Inc. • Rayellen Gilles, Customer Experience, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Summary: By October 1, 2013, all U.S. healthcare providers are required to…

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Amyvid & Alzheimers Lesson: FDA Approval Is Not A Coverage Guarantee

Perspectives on Medical Reimbursement By JR Associates The path to advancements in disease detection and treatment is notoriously complex, circuitous and costly. However, even after FDA approval, there are no guarantees of reimbursement through CMS coverage. This is an essential lesson in the case of Eli Lilly’s Amyvid PET scan imaging agent, which is used…

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Medical Device Innovation: Is a Code Necessary for Commercial Adoption?

Perspectives on Medical Reimbursement By JR Associates For some medical devices, more than one reimbursement pathway may be viable. And, as JR Associates recently explained to Medical Device Daily, that could be the case for the Dune MarginProbe – a system that delivers real-time breast cancer detection in the operating room, by helping surgeons assess…

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