PHARM Podcast 181 The hot months on the PHARM


Hi folks

on todays episode I discuss health issues in the Outback prehospital care related to heat, hot weather and climate change.

Here’s the abstracts  of articles mentioned in podcast:

 Extreme heat threatens the health of Australians

Thunderstorm asthma outbreak of November 2016: a natural disaster requiring planning

Podcast ( available here and on iTunes)

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2016 ECMO CPT Codes, RVUs, and MediCare Reimbursement

Ok, so we just crashed an arrested patient onto ECMO and he is going to the cath lab. Now, how do I document the procedure again?  What was the CPT for percutanous cannulation for VA-ECMO?  Does my billing company even know?

Bookmark this page for future quick reference of the current CPT codes, RVU values and MediCare reimbursements.

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