Rates, amounts, and determinants of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring claim reimbursements among Medicare beneficiaries.

@article{Kent2014RatesAA,
  title={Rates, amounts, and determinants of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring claim reimbursements among Medicare beneficiaries.},
  author={Shia T. Kent and Daichi Shimbo and Lei Huang and Keith M. Diaz and Anthony J Viera and Meredith L Kilgore and Suzanne Oparil and Paul M Muntner},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Hypertension : JASH},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 12},
  pages={898-908}
}
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) can be used to identify white coat hypertension and guide hypertensive treatment. We determined the percentage of ABPM claims submitted between 2007 and 2010 that were reimbursed. Among 1970 Medicare beneficiaries with submitted claims, ABPM was reimbursed for 93.8% of claims that had an International… CONTINUE READING