Answer: There are guidelines for cardiac pacemakers and implantable automatic defibrillators in the Medicare National Coverage Determinations (NCD) Manual. It contains guidelines for single and dual-chamber pacemakers and implantable automatic defibrillators.

Resource: The CMS Medicare National Coverage Determinations Manual (Pub. 100-03) (PDF, 679 KB), Chapter 1, Part 1, 20.4 for Implantable Automatic Defibrillators and 20.8 for Cardiac Pacemakers.

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