Sep 1st, 2015
Q: When we report 93016 Cardiovascular stress test using maximal or submaximal treadmill or bicycle exercise, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring, and/or pharmacological stress; supervision only, without interpretation and report and 93018 Cardiovascular stress test using maximal or submaximal treadmill or bicycle exercise, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring, and/or pharmacological s...
Apr 1st, 2011
Provider rules change depending on whether you’re reporting for inpatient or outpatient services. By Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC When reported to Medicare, cardiac (93015-93024) and pulmonary (94620-94621) stress tests must meet applicable supervision requirements. You also must remember that in the outpatient setting only a physician—never a non-physician practitioner (NPP)—may act as the ...