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Code 0296T - External electrocardiographic recording

Date: Dec 2, 2019


We receive many denials on code 0296T. Can you provide any guidance or suggestion for resources on required documentation and billing guidelines for this procedure both alone and in conjunction with other codes such as 93458, 92928, stress test codes, and ECG with pacemaker interrogation?

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