Deltex Medical’s CardioQ™ esophageal Doppler monitor (EDM) is a minimally invasive, evidence-based ultrasound technology used to optimize fluid levels in patients who are undergoing surgery or in intensive care. Medicare, and some commercial insurers, provide coverage for EDM for specific patient populations and provide professional reimbursement for use of EDM.
Disclaimer: This information is provided by Deltex Medical as a guide for coding procedures and services involving Esophageal Doppler Monitoring. It is not intended to increase or maximize reimbursement by any payer. This information is intended to assist providers in accurately obtaining coverage and reimbursement for their health care services. Deltex makes no express or implied warranty or guarantee (i) that the list of codes and narratives is complete or error-free, (ii) that the use of this information will prevent differences of opinions or disputes with payers, (iii) that these codes will be covered, or (iv) that the provider will be guaranteed reimbursement. Providers assume full responsibility for all reimbursement decisions or actions. We strongly suggest you consult your payer organizations with regard to coverage and reimbursement policies.