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Nuclear Cardiology: Coding, Billing & Coverage Essentials


 
Claim denials for nuclear cardiology exams are on the rise. So, why aren't providers being properly paid? And what can you do to make sure you receive the full appropriate payment? If nuclear cardiology revenues are important to your facility, you'll want to attend our webcast for answers!

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From our conversations with customers, this question has come through loudly and clearly: "How can we prevent claim denials for nuclear cardiology procedures?" The fact is, Medicare and other payers are denying more nuclear cardiology claims than ever. Fortunately, as this MedLearn Publishing webcast will show, you can take steps to ensure full payment for services rendered. Highlights:

  • A review of the CPT® codes most commonly used for stress testing, non-PET cardiac nuclear imaging. myocardial perfusion imaging (planar vs. SPECT), cardiac blood pool imaging, cardiac PET and other nuclear cardiology exams
  • Understanding national coverage policies for cardiac PET and myocardial perfusion scans
  • Which additional codes may be assigned for studies with imaging agents
  • The increase in NCCI edits and why incorrect radiopharmaceutical HCPCS code selection is a leading factor
  • Medicare payment overview current hospital OPPS and physician fee schedule rates
  • Q&A opportunity our presenter, Donna Richmond, will answer as many questions as time permits

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