Rhythm Management

Boston Scientific Rhythm Management offers resources for hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and reimbursement professionals seeking a better understanding of reimbursement for Rhythm Management procedures. For questions on coding, coverage, and reimbursement for RM therapies, contact our reimbursement customer support at crm.reimbursement@bsci.com


  • Sep 13, 2017 FY2018 Medicare Inpatient Final Rule (IPPS)

    On August 2, 2017, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the FY2018 Final Rule for the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS). CMS’ final payment and policy changes which apply to over 3,400 acute care hospitals will take effect October 1, 2017. PDF, 132.0 KB

  • Nov 17, 2017 CY2018 Medicare Final Rules for HOPPS, ASC, and PFS

    On November 1, 2017, Medicare’s Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC) were released; and on November 2, 2017, the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule was released. The final policy and payment rates have an effective date of January 1, 2017. PDF, 775.0 KB

  • Jan 02, 2018 2018 Procedural Payment Guide

    2018 Hospital Inpatient, Hospital Outpatient, ASC and Physician Reimbursement Information PDF, 1021.0 KB

  • Summary of CMS' decision memo for implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)

    On February 15, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released Medicare’s National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs). Below is a summary of the changes. PDF,

  • Apr 16, 2018 2018 Billing and Coding Guide for Cardiac Rhthym Management

    PDF, 4.0 MB

  • May 03, 2018 FY2019 Hospital Inpatient Proposed Rule (IPPS)

    On April 24, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released FY 2019 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rates and policies that apply to approximately 3,330 acute care hospitals. CMS is expected to release the final rule in July/Aug, with rates effective on October 1, 2018. PDF, 156.0 KB

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