National Clinical Trial Number Requirement

Heart of Health Policy | Effective Jan. 1, CMS began requiring submission of a clinical trial number to report claims for items and services in clinical trials, clinical studies, or registries that are required for coverage. Submission of this number was previously voluntary. Those who participate in trials or coverage-mandated registries (STS/ACC TVT Registry and the ICD Registry) can locate relevant clinical trial numbers at Coverage with evidence development (CED) implantable cardioverter defibrillator procedures in the ICD Registry will use newly obtained identifier NCT01999140. CED transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures in the STS/ACC TVT Registry will use identifier NCD01737528.

Clinical Topics: Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias

Keywords: Registries, Defibrillators, Implantable, Cardiology Magazine, ACC Publications

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