Who Prescribes Cardiac Monitoring?

Who Prescribes Cardiac Monitoring?

There are more than 16,000 physicians who perform some type of cardiac monitoring across the country, according to recent medicare data.  What makes these physicians difficult to identify is that they fall into various specialties. As one might expect, cardiologists...
Procedure Codes For Cardiac Monitoring

Procedure Codes For Cardiac Monitoring

There are four categories of ambulatory cardiac monitoring available to physicians: Holter Monitor, Event Monitor, Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) and Long Term Electrocardiogram (ECG). These monitors vary with the length of time data is recorded and how that data is...
What is an ICD Code?

What is an ICD Code?

What’s a diagnosis code? International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes are medical codes used to describe medical diagnoses including diseases, disorders and injuries. These codes are used by providers, payers and health organizations to describe a...
What is a CPT Code?

What is a CPT Code?

What’s a procedure code? Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes are medical codes used to describe medical procedures including surgeries, diagnostics and evaluations. These codes are used primarily by providers to report the procedures they perform to payers and...