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Holter Monitor Question (CPT 93225)

Date: Jan 26, 2023


When a patient comes in for the hookup of their holter monitor, we bill CPT 93225 (connection, recording, and disconnect). The holter monitors are programmed to auto-disconnect. The patient typically returns the monitor to the office so the recording can be uploaded, reviewed, and interpreted. At that point, the professional component is billed.

Our question is: If the patient does not return the monitor, is it still appropriate to bill the CPT 93225 (even though we did not receive the actual recording) since the monitor was hooked up, recorded, and auto disconnected?

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