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    Default EKG equipment

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    Our physician wants to purchase an EKG machine but he wants to know if there are any guidelines on the type of machine he needs for services to be reimburesable as far as leads and channels

    Does anyone have any information or links regarding this?

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    Apr 2007
    Kansas City, MO


    I believe the standard is a 12 lead EKG. The CPT code 93000 does specify "at least 12 leads".

    Olivia Price, CPC, CCC
    Liberty Cardiovascular Specialists
    Liberty, MO

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    is that code used by medicare or is do they only accept G0403...which also appears to specify 12 leads.

    thanks for your help

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    do the number of channels make any difference? does it just have to be an FDA approved device?

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