March 25, 2022

Key items for cardiovascular, peripheral vascular service lines

By: Jennifer Lubell

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are ramping up cardiovascular and peripheral vascular service lines, as Medicare offers payment for a growing number of cardiac procedures and accrediting bodies offer support for this methodology. In 2021, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission reported that the number of ASCs billing Medicare for cardiology procedures jumped from 12 in 2014 to 88 in 2019.

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