Billing and Coding: Artificial Hearts and Percutaneous Endovascular Cardiac Assist Procedures and Devices - R8 - Effective October 1, 2021

This coverage article has been revised and published for notice under contract numbers: 01112 (NCA), 01182 (SCA), 01212 (HI and Territories), and 01312 (NV).

Effective Date: 10/01/2021
Summary of Article: The following updates were made to this coverage article.

  • Added I5A - Non-ischemic myocardial injury (non-traumatic) to the list of payable Group 1 percutaneous endovascular cardiac assist devices diagnosis codes effective 10/01/2021 per CR 12480.
  • Moved R57.0 - Cardiogenic Shock to the to the list of payable Group 1 diagnosis codes also. This code was just list in the Group 1 Paragraph.
  • Correction to the previous Revision History includes changing the Title of the article from Billing and Coding: Percutaneous Endovascular Cardiac Assist Procedures and Devices to Billing and Coding: Artificial Hearts and Percutaneous Endovascular Cardiac Assist Procedures and Devices to include coverage for artificial hearts.

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            Last Updated Mon, 22 Nov 2021 19:10:03 +0000