May 22, 2018

What Does Explant Monitoring Mean for Hospitals?

From pacemakers to joint replacements, hospitals go through a significant amount of implants in the course of normal business. However, when these implants become explants due to defects or other issues, they can become a liability for the hospital’s Medicare compliance. Let’s break down explant monitoring and why it’s an issue no hospital should overlook. What is explant monitoring? Pacemakers and other implants may need to be removed for several different causes, some of which may be covered under the device’s warranty. If so, the manufacturer will issue a credit to the hospital. In 2007, however, Medicare and Medicaid noticed […]
What Does Explant Monitoring Mean for Hospitals?
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