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Cardiology Coding Alert

Leadless Pacemakers:
Follow This Advice to Keep Your Claims for Leadless Pacemakers in Tip-Top Shape

Hint: Make sure you include modifier Q0. This summer, CMS released MLN Matters® MM10117 Change Request (CR) 10117 where it outlined the specifics you must include on your leadless pacemaker claims so they will not be denied. At the beginning of the year, CMS issued a National Coverage Determination (NCD) to cover leadless pacemakers through Coverage with Evidence Development (CED). [...]