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MRI Coverage Expansion for Cardiovascular Devices

Friday, October 26, 2018   (0 Comments)
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CMS Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) recently posted notice that effective for claims with dates of service on and after April 10, 2018, Medicare will allow for MRI coverage for beneficiaries with an Implanted Pacemaker (PM), Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD), Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacemaker (CRT-P), or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D).  For detailed requirements, please review the following explanatory information from CMS. 

https://med.noridianmedicare.com/web/jfb/article-detail/-/view/10542/magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri-


https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/downloads/MM10877.pdf


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