In CMS
Jul 5th, 2019
Physicians are better equipped to correctly diagnose Medicare patients with hypertension thanks to a new national coverage policy. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued, July 2, a final decision memo regarding its national coverage policy for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). For nearly two decades, Medicare coverage for ABPM has been limited ...
In CMS
Apr 11th, 2019
Is ambulatory blood pressuring monitoring reasonable and necessary for people with masked hypertension? It has been 18 years since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) (20.19). At the time, ABPM wasn’t even considered for patients diagnosed with hypertension. As such, Medicare ...