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Medicare Payment Guide for RT/Cardiopulmonary Services

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What are the current payment rates for EKGs, stress tests, sleep studies and all the other RT/cardiopulmonary procedures performed in your facility? Quickly find the answers you need right here!

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Product Code: PAPCRT

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Quick, practical, and convenient access to current and complete payment information.

With the fast-paced world of healthcare and the struggles of everyday operations, we know your time is valuable. The busier your schedule, the more you’ll appreciate this convenient reference! It provides the easiest, fastest pathway to current Medicare payment information for a full range of respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary services: EKGs, stress tests, sleep studies and many more. You don’t have time for the inconvenience and hassle of searching through multiple Medicare files to dissect APC and payment information. In one resource, you’ll find the detail you need — payment information and ambulatory payment classifications (APCs) — to determine whether you’re receiving the full appropriate reimbursement while complying with regulatory requirements.

Features and Benefits

Updated with the latest information, including:

  • Revised codes for airway resistance and electroencephalogram (EEG) procedures used during sleep studies, plus all RT-specific HCPCS code changes and NCCI updates
  • Payment changes with the most current conversion factors
  • Updated status indicators

A proven quick-reference approach for busy professionals:

  • Provides Medicare payment information for all services performed in your RT/pulmonary function, cardiopulmonary and sleep study departments
  • Divided into two main sections:
    1. APCs for typical procedures
    2. CPT®/HCPCS codes included in the APCs, with current payment rates and status indicators
  • At-a-glance tables with crosswalks compare the prior year payment rate to the current rate giving you instant detail on the changes.
  • Key to status indicators at the bottom of every other page, guiding you through Medicare payment policies

This is the perfect companion to our Coding Essentials for RT/Pulmonary Function book!

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When will my book ship? We will begin publishing our 2021 books immediately after the CMS releases the 2021 Final Rule. We anticipate this will be in early November, and estimate our books will begin shipping in December.

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