Results 1 to 5 of 5

Holter Monitor - study in an office

  1. #1
    Question Holter Monitor - study in an office
    Medical Coding Books
    Patient comes in for a holter monitor study in an office setting.
    The holter monitor is owned by an outside vendor.
    when we bill the insurance we have been using 93231,93233,93278,95921.
    The Monitor is connected by the MA and given instructions on how to use and disconnect and brought back by patient after 24hrs.

    My question is are we billing correctly? This was set up by a previous billing manager and it has come to my attention that we may be billing incorrectly. If there is anyone that can help please do!!!!!!!!

  2. #2
    Default
    I would say just go with CPT 93230 and that should cover it.


    Respectfully
    Daniel


    This is what we use for a straight holt monitor.

  3. #3
    Default Thank you
    Thank you for the response. I was researching the information yesterday and though that code would work best but couldn't we also bill 93233 in addition to 93230? The physician does go over the results with the patient and instructs them on what to do. Let me know what you think.

  4. #4
    Default
    Cardiology is not my strong point, but I see where your trying to go with that.
    But I would say to still go with CPT 93230, because from the brief review I did over this code, CPT 93233 is included in CPT 93230.

    Grab your CPT book and look at CPT 93230 and you'll see at the tail end of the description it says physician review and interpretation.

    Just a thought

    Respectfully
    Daniel

  5. #5
    Default Thank you
    Thank you so much I will try it that way and see what happens.

Similar Threads

  1. Holter Monitor - connected by a hospital
    By sharoct9 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-03-2015, 10:52 AM
  2. Holter Monitor
    By tammymills97 in forum Cardiology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-04-2015, 01:38 PM
  3. Holter monitor - Since 93225
    By keager in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-08-2014, 12:41 PM
  4. holter monitor hook up, holter interp
    By kmuerth in forum Cardiology
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-21-2013, 09:30 AM
  5. holter monitor
    By tdnguyentx in forum Cardiology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-17-2012, 01:17 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.