AMA CPT® Assistant - 2010 Issue 10 (October)

Medicine: Cardiovascular System (October 2010)

October 2010 page 10bb Medicine: Cardiovascular System Question: May I report code 93041, Rhythm ECG, 1-3 leads; tracing only without interpretation and report, when a physician orders a test that was prompted/caused by an episode? Answer: According to the Cardiography guidelines, codes 93040-93042 are appropriate when an order for the test is triggered by an event, the rhythm strip is used to help diagnose the presence or absence of an arrhythmia, and a report is generated. There must be a specific order for an electrocardiogram or rhythm strip followed by a separate, signed, written, and retrievable report. It is...

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