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Cardiology Coding Alert

Cardiac Procedures:
Take Your RHC and Endomyocardial Biopsy Savvy Up a Notch

Find out what the OIG is watching for this procedure pair. Rules for coding an abbreviated right heart catheterization with endomyocardial biopsy got an update in the 2016 Correct Coding Initiative manual, as discussed in “2 CCI Manual Updates to Know Before You Code Your Next Cardiology Claim.” Here’s a closer look at these procedures. Biopsy: An endomyocardial biopsy involves [...]