Defibrillator Insertion with AMI, Inpatient Drg: 223
A procedure to treat an irregular heartbeat (Arrhythmia). The procedure involves the implantation of a cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) to track heart rate and keep the heart beating regularly by sending an electric charge to restore the heart to regular rhythm.
The Bundled Rate plus Outlier Per Diems includes:
1. Those comprehensive facility services, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform the Bundled Procedure and rendered by PROVIDER 2. Those professional services necessary to perform the Bundled Procedure and rendered by a Physician 3. The treatment of any complication or concurrent related illness associated with or resulting from the performance of the Bundled Procedure The Bundled Rate Period covers the 1 day(s) prior to the procedure for the scheduled Accarent Procedure and up to 8 inpatient days in the hospital. Should the length of stay exceed 8 inpatient days, then per diem outlier payments will be applicable for each subsequent inpatient day. Covered outpatient follow-up services related to the bundled procedure beginning on the day of discharge through 30 calendar days are included in the bundled price.
Implantable devices & supplies (eg. prosthetic/orthotic devices, pacemakers (both temporary and permanent), defibrillators, and aicds.)
Candidacy for the bundled procedure will be determined by the Provider.