Pacemaker Insertion without AMI, Inpatient
A procedure to treat an irregular heartbeat (Arrhythmia) particularly a slow heartbeat. The procedure involves the implantation of a pacemaker to sense heart rate and keep the heart beating regularly, by sending electric signals to the heart when needed. This procedure is performed on a patient without an AMI.
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.