405 IAC 5-28-6 - Monitoring of pacemakers

Current through March 30, 2022

Authority: IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-21-2; IC 12-15-21-3

Affected: IC 12-13-7-3; IC 12-15

Sec. 6.

(a) Medicaid reimbursement is available for clinic and telephone monitoring of cardiac pacemakers based upon the restrictions in this section.
(b) Frequency of monitoring, unless sufficiently documented by the physician on the Medicaid medical claim form, shall not exceed the following:
(1) For clinic monitoring of lithium battery pacemakers with single-chamber pacemakers, twice in the first six (6) months following implant, then once every twelve (12) months.
(2) For clinic monitoring of lithium battery pacemakers with dual-chamber pacemakers, twice in the first six (6) months following implant, then once every six (6) months.
(3) For telephone monitoring with single-chamber pacemaker following the first month of the implant, once every two (2) weeks.
(4) For telephone monitoring with single-chamber pacemaker following the second month of the implant through the thirty-sixth month, once every eight (8) weeks.
(5) For telephone monitoring with single-chamber pacemaker following the thirty-seventh month of the implant through failure, once every four (4) weeks.
(6) For telephone monitoring with dual-chamber pacemaker following the first month of the implant, once every two (2) weeks.
(7) For telephone monitoring with dual-chamber pacemaker following the second through the sixth month of the implant, once every four (4) weeks.
(8) For telephone monitoring with dual-chamber pacemaker following the seventh through the thirty-sixth month of the implant, once every eight (8) weeks.
(9) For telephone monitoring with dual-chamber pacemaker following the seventh through the thirty-seventh month through failure of the implant, once every four (4) weeks.
(c) The claim form must state the date of the pacemaker insertion and the type of pacemaker monitored.

Notes

405 IAC 5-28-6
Office of the Secretary of Family and Social Services; 405 IAC 5-28-6; filed Jul 25, 1997, 4:00p.m.: 20 IR 3354; readopted filed Jun 27, 2001, 9:40 a.m.: 24 IR 3822; readopted filed Sep 19, 2007, 12:16 p.m.: 20071010-IR-405070311RFA; readopted filed Oct 28, 2013, 3:18 p.m.: 20131127-IR-405130241RFA Readopted filed 11/13/2019, 11:54 a.m.: 20191211-IR-405190487RFA

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