Webcast programs addressing reimbursement updates for EP, cardiology and cardiac surgery services can be scheduled directly with a representative of our Healthcare Economics department. Contact us to indicate your interest.
We will offer on-demand webinars throughout the year focused on health care economics and reimbursement across our product lines.
2017 Reimbursement Overview of Remote Monitoring for Cardiac Implantable Devices
Remote monitoring is critical to ensure appropriate follow-up care for patients implanted with a St. Jude Medical device in the areas of arrhythmia and heart failure management. In this webcast we address frequently asked questions and scenarios regarding remote monitoring, and provide an educational review of coding, coverage, and reimbursement for remote monitoring of cardiac implantable devices (e.g., pacemakers, ICDs, implantable loop recorders and pulmonary artery sensor implants).
2017 CardioMEMS™ HF System Medicare Payment Update
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized a new, permanent comprehensive ambulatory payment classification (C-APC 5200) for the CardioMEMS™ PA sensor implant procedure effective January 1, 2017. Join us as we review the impact of the new C-APC payment for your hospital and patients. The St. Jude Medical Reimbursement and Health Care Economics team will also provide a comprehensive review of all 2017 Medicare payment updates for the CardioMEMS HF System.
Coding and Documentation Requirements for Billing Cardiac Ablation Procedures
Nicole Knight of MedAxiom Consulting covers requirements for billing cardiac ablation procedures, as well as key 2015 updates/changes.
CMS New Technology Reimbursement: CardioMEMS™ HF System
In this brief educational video, Peter Gallagher, FHFMA, president of Manakin Associates, discusses reimbursement considerations associated with the CardioMEMS™ HF System, as well as the economic and finance-related challenges of managing heart failure within a hospital system.