Cardiology Billing Services

Reliable, Effective, and Error-Free Billing Solutions.

Our Services

Seamless Billing,
Customized for Cardiologists

Experience the power of specialized cardiology billing services designed to propel your practice to new heights. At Bristol Healthcare, our team of seasoned AAPC™ certified professionals harnesses in-depth knowledge of cardiology coding and billing intricacies, ensuring accurate reimbursements and compliance. We craft tailored strategies, uniquely suited to your practice, to optimize revenue and streamline operations. Utilizing the latest technology and software we ensure that your billing processes are efficient, accurate, and secure.

Billing Services

  • Patient Registration
  • Eligibility Verification
  • Charge Capture
  • Procedure-Related Coding and Audits
  • Claim Submission
  • Claim Adjudication
  • Payment Posting
  • Patient Billing and Reconciling of Accounts
  • Accounts Receivable Collections

Coding Services

  • Medical Record Reviews
  • Code Assignment
  • Code Sequencing
  • Compliance Review
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    Certified Resources

    Our specialists are AAPC™ & AHIMA™ certified.

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    HIPAA Compliant

    All patient-related data is handled only by authorized personnel.

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Precision Billing. Superior Results

Experience the Difference

Cardiology coding is one of the most complex medical coding systems in healthcare. Cardiology procedures are extremely technical and require detailed documentation and coding knowledge to ensure accurate and appropriate reimbursement.

Our team of AAPC™ and AHIMA™ certified cardiology coding specialists possess in-depth knowledge and are continuously trained and updated on the latest developments, industry changes, payor requirements, and governmental regulations to provide our clients with optimized, profitable solutions in the shortest time possible.

Our Areas of Expertise Include

  • Cardiology billing codes, modifiers, and rules
  • Cardiology-related terminology
  • Surgical procedures coding
  • Additional coding variations related to procedural rules

Cardiology Procedures and Sub-Specialties We Cover

  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Biventricular Pacing
  • Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound
  • Dobutamine Nuclear Imaging
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • General Clinical Cardiology
  • Implantable and Wearable Cardiac Device Assessments
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Peripheral Studies
  • Pulse Palpation and Auscultation
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stent Procedures
  • Surgical Cardiology
  • Transplant Cardiology
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Revitalize Your Revenue Cycle Today!

Don't leave revenue on the table - our team of experienced professionals specializes in cardiology billing, ensuring precision and efficiency in every claim. Get in touch with us to learn how our tailored RCM solutions can help your practice achieve its financial goals!

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Navigate Challenges

Navigating Complexity, Maximizing Revenue

Navigating the intricate world of cardiology billing requires specialized knowledge and a keen understanding of the complexities involved. At Bristol Healthcare, we pride ourselves on our deep expertise in cardiology billing. Our team of seasoned professionals are well-versed in the nuances of this specialized field, ensuring accurate coding and compliance.

We understand that cardiology practices face unique challenges, from complex procedure coding to nuanced billing rules. Below are some of the most common issues we’ve helped our clients navigate.

  • Incorrect Coding
  • Unbundling
  • Upcoding
  • Incomplete Documentation
  • Billing for Non-Covered Services
  • Delayed Claim Submission
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Our Value

Why Leading Cardiologists Partner with Bristol Healthcare

At Bristol Healthcare, we boast a dedicated Cardiology department, staffed with AAPC™ (CCC™) certified coders working exclusively towards serving cardiology practices. They possess extensive experience and proven expertise in optimizing and streamlining workflows for an enhanced revenue cycle experience.

  • 1+ Million charts coded annually
  • 98% Claim first-pass rate
  • Up to 40% reduced expenses
  • Best-in-class turnaround time
  • AAPC™ & AHIMA™ certified resources
  • ICD-11, ICD-10, CPT-4, and HCPCS coding proficiency
  • Thorough coding audits and regularized QA checks
  • Dedicated account manager and team
  • Affordable & flexible pricing plans
  • End-to-end encryption of patient data
  • Strict HIPAA compliance
  • 24x7 Support
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Cardiology Billing

What Makes Cardiology Billing Complex?

  • Complex Coding System: Cardiology procedures are often extremely technical and require detailed documentation and coding knowledge to ensure accurate and appropriate reimbursement.
  • Multiple Codes per Service: Cardiology procedures often require multiple codes per service to accurately capture the complexity of the procedure and the services provided. This makes the process more time-consuming and prone to errors.
  • Unique Billing Rules: Cardiology has unique billing rules and regulations that must be followed to ensure compliance and appropriate reimbursement. For example, there are specific rules for billing for implantable devices used in procedures and billing for services performed in a hospital versus outpatient settings.
  • High Reimbursement Rates: Cardiology procedures are often reimbursed at higher rates than other medical specialties due to the complexity and technical nature of the services provided. However, this also invites additional scrutiny by payers and regulators and can increase the risk of compliance issues.
  • Evolving Technology: The cardiology field is constantly evolving with new technology and procedures being introduced regularly. This requires cardiology billing professionals to stay up-to-date on the latest coding and billing rules to ensure accurate and appropriate reimbursement.

Our seasoned cardiology billing professionals are well-versed with the technical nature of cardiology procedures, and its associated billing and coding rules. Their high level of expertise and attention to detail throughout the cardiology billing process ensures accurate and timely reimbursement while reducing compliance risks. With our guidance, clients can navigate the complex cardiology billing landscape with confidence, knowing that they have a dedicated partner by their side.

Cardiology Coding

Most Frequently Used Cardiology Codes

  • 93000 - Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), routine with at least 12 leads; interpretation and report only
  • 93306 - Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) complete
  • 93510 - Rhythm ECG tracing, 1-48 hours, with interpretation and report
  • 93543 - Intracardiac electrophysiological testing, including pacing and stimulation
  • 93618 - Electrophysiology device evaluation (in person) with analysis, review and report
  • 93458 - Coronary angiography, including selective coronary artery catheterization
  • 93571 - Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • 93459 - Coronary angiography, including left ventriculography, radiological supervision and interpretation
  • 92941 - Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), single vessel
  • 93505 - Pulmonary artery catheterization
  • I20.0 - Unstable angina
  • I21.4 - Non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction
  • I21.3 - ST elevation (STEMI) myocardial infarction
  • I25.10 - Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery without angina pectoris
  • I10 - Essential (primary) hypertension
  • I48.91 - Atrial fibrillation
  • I50.9 - Heart failure, unspecified
  • I05.0 - Rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • I35.0 - Nonrheumatic mitral valve stenosis
  • I35.8 - Other nonrheumatic aortic valve disorders
  • G0297 - Supervised exercise therapy (per session).
  • G0402 - Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of Medicare enrollment.
  • G0422 - Intensive cardiac rehabilitation; with or without continuous ECG monitoring, with exercise, per session.
  • G0423 - Intensive cardiac rehabilitation; with or without continuous ECG monitoring; without exercise, per session.
  • G0438 - Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (PPPS), initial visit.
  • G0439 - Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (PPPS), subsequent visit.
  • J7321 - Hyaluronan or derivative, Synvisc or Synvisc-One, for intra-articular injection, per dose.
  • J7323 - Hyaluronan or derivative, Euflexxa, for intra-articular injection, per dose.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and there may be other codes used in specific situations. The use of specific codes will vary based on the location and practice of the healthcare provider. Additionally, Medicare and other payers may have specific requirements for code usage and documentation.

Please schedule a free consultation with our coding experts to get more info on the latest list of codes and CMS guidelines.


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