Revenue Cycle

The new frontier of coverage denials

Recovery Auditor Report, June 16, 2011

This week CMS released a special edition MLN Matters article reviewing the coverage of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) concurrent with carotid artery stenting. The MLN discusses current coverage of the procedure for patients at high risk for adverse events from carotid endarterectomy and the effect of a device (RX Acculink carotid stent) newly approved for patients not at high risk.

Editor’s note: Kimberly Hoy, Esq., director of Medicare and compliance for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s Medicare Weekly Update note from the instructor.

Continue reading Kimberly's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.

Most Popular