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Primary Care Coding Alert

Procedure Coding Update:
Expand Your Understanding of Medicare ABPM Coverage

NCD updates criteria, thresholds for hypertensive beneficiaries. On July 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced changes in its national coverage determination (NCD) for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). The decision “reflects CMS’ commitment to continually updating our policies to ensure that more Medicare beneficiaries have access to the latest technology and appropriate evidence-based health care” and [...]