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Welch Allyn PC-Based Resting EKG Sale

PC-Based Resting EKG

The Welch Allyn PC-Based Resting EKG is available at a reduced cost, and with a $200 rebate through the end of the Summer!
Turn any PC into a full-featured electrocardiograph with this Welch Allyn EKG. Windows operation makes it easy for your staff to
earn and use, with the power and quality of Welch Allyn.

Offer ends August 31, 2014. For more information on this promotion call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Welch Allyn Vital Signs Promotion

Welch Allyn Vital Signs Promotion

Purchase a Welch Allyn vital signs device or monitor and receive a free mobile stand! This includes the following vital signs monitors:

Click here for the rebate form.

Offer ends June 30, 2014. For more information on this promotion call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Welch Allyn Points of Care Promo - Part 2

Welch Allyn Points of Care

The Welch Allyn Points of Care Promo extends into August with a new set of free products!

Purchase select Welch Allyn products and earn points redeemable for free Welch Allyn products, rebates or service agreements.
You can also choose to let Welch Allyn donate your rebate to Heart to Heart International - a nonprofit organization committed to
connecting people and medical supplies to a world in need.

Click here for a full list of eligible products.

Offer ends August 31, 2014. For more information on this promotion call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Medical Device Depot Not Affected By Heartbleed Security Bug

Medical Device Depot is not affected by the Heartbleed Security Bug. This is because our website does not use OpenSSL coding, and our
outside services, including PayPal are not affected. All customer information is safe and secure.

Section 179 Deduction and Bonus Depreciation - 2014 Update

In 2014 the section 179 deduction, which allows partial expense of equipment and software purchases in a calendar year, has dropped to
$25,000.00. Prior to 2014, Bonus Depreciation allowed for immediate depreciation of 50% of the cost of equipment. It was allowed to
expire on December 31, 2013. Now the maximum amount of equipment that can be purchased before the deduction begins to be
phased out is $200,000.00 (the deduction will be completely phased out once purchases exceed $225,000).

Off-the-shelf computer software placed in service during the tax year is qualifying property for purposes of the Section 179 Deduction.
This is software available for purchase by the general public, subject to a nonexclusive license and has not been substantially modified

For more information about the Section 179 update, call us at 877-646-3300.

Tuttnauer Q2 EZ Sterilizer Promotion

Get your surgical instruments in the spring cleaning spirit with a Tuttnauer promotion for their EZ series of autoclaves.
Purchase the EZ9, EZ10, or EZ10K sterilizer and receive one of the following at no additional charge
Please allow four weeks for delivery of the water distiller or rebate.
For more information on this promotion, call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Tuttnauer EZ Autoclaves come with a 2 year parts and labor warranty.

Medical Device Depot Donates Vital Signs Monitor to Safe House of Hope

Medical Device Depot donated a Datascope Passport Vital Signs Monitor yesterday to the Safe House of Hope in Baltimore, MD.
The Datascope Passport is a multi-parameter monitor that performs tests for Non-Invasive Blood Pressure, Pulse Oximetry, and EKG.

Sales Manager John Gladstein with the Datascope Passport.

Adding these ancillary services can increase revenue and assist in taking better care of your patients.

Ancillary Service CPT Codes Avg. Reimbursement (National) Total Reimbursement Cost Per Test Test Length Link
Ear Irrigation 69210 (Removal impacted cerumen requiring instrumentation, unilateral) $50 $50 $2 5 Minutes Welch Allyn Ear Wash System
Nerve Conduction 95912 (Nerve conduction studies; 11-12 studies ) $250 $250 $2 20-25 Minutes Axon II - Pinpoint Nerve That Is Causing Pain
Holter 93224 (External electrocardiographic recording up to 24 hours by continuous rhythm recording and storage) $92 $92 $6 3 minute patient hookup. 5-10 minutes to print and edit report. Nasiff Holter
Spirometry 94010 (Spirometry, including graphic record, total and timed vital capacity) $36.18 $36.18 $1.50 5 Minutes Astra 300
EKG 93000 (Electrocardiogram, routine ECG with at least 12 leads; with interpretation and report) $17 $17 $1 5 Minutes Cardio7, Nasiff CardioCard
Small Lesion Skin Removal 11200 (Removal of skin tags, multiple fibrocutaneous tags, any area; up to and including 15 lesions) $88.12 $88.12 $0 2 Minutes Aaron 940 Desiccator
Glaucoma Testing 92140 (Provocative tests for glaucoma, with interpretation and report, without tonography) $64 $64 $0 5 Minutes Diaton Tonometer
Stress Test 93015 (Cardiovascular stress test using maximal or submaximal treadmill or
bicycle exercise, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring, and/or
pharmacological stress; with supervision, interpretation and report)
$76 $76 $2 20-30 Minutes CardioCard Stress
Tympanometer 92567 (Tympanometry - impedance testing) $14.69 $14.69 $0 1 Minute Racecar Tympanometer
Audiometer 92551 (Screening test, pure tone, air only), 92552 (Pure tone audiometry - threshold; air only) 92551: $11.82, 92552: $30.81 $11.82 - $30.81 $0.00 1 Minute AMBCO
ABI 93922 (Limited bilateral noninvasive physiologic studies of upper or lower
extremity arteries)
$89 $89 $0 < 5 Minutes LifeDop L250ABI
Sleep Studies 95806 (Sleep study, unattended, simultaneous recording of, heart rate, oxygen
saturation, respiratory airflow, and respiratory effort)
$173.02 $173.02 $10 8 Hours Sleepview
Ultrasound Abdominal Aorta 76770 (Ultrasound, retroperitoneal (eg, renal, aorta, nodes), real time with image documentation; complete) $134.69 $134.69 $1.00 10 Minutes Abdominal USB Probe
Bone Densitometer 77081 (Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), bone density study, 1 or more
sites; appendicular skeleton (peripheral))
$27.94 $27.94 $0.25 15 Minutes MiniOmni
Fall Prevention Balance Testing 92542 (Positional nystagmus test, minimum of 4 positions, with recording), 92546 (Sinusoidal vertical axis rotational testing), 92547 (Use of vertical electrodes (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure), 92270 (Electro-oculography with interpretation and report) 92542: $26.51, 92576: $101.53,92547: $6.09, 92270: $90.99 $225.12 $2 12-15 Minutes VAT
Autonomic Testing 95921 (Testing of autonomic nervous system function; cardiovagal innervation
(parasympathetic function), including 2 or more of the following: heart
rate response to deep breathing with recorded R-R interval, Valsalva
ratio, and 30:15 ratio), 95922 (Testing of autonomic nervous system function; vasomotor adrenergic
innervation (sympathetic adrenergic function), including beat-to-beat
blood pressure and R-R interval changes during Valsalva maneuver and at
least 5 minutes of passive tilt), 93923 (Complete bilateral noninvasive physiologic studies of upper or lower extremity arteries, 3 or more levels), 93040 (Rhythm ECG, 1-3 leads; with interpretation and report)
95921: $89.92, 95922: $107.83,93923: $140.07 93040: $12.90 $350.72 $1 15 Minutes CCA
Vision Screening 99173 (Screening test of visual acuity, quantitative, bilateral) $2.87 $2.87 $0.00 2 Minutes Titmus

For more information go to or call 877-646-3300.

Note: General reimbursement information is being provided only as of January 1, 2014, on an as is basis.
Medical Device Depot makes no representation or warranties of any kind to the accuracy or applicability of any content contained herein.
The information does not constitute professional or legal advice on coding or reimbursement and should be used at your soul liability and discretion.
All coding, policies and reimbursement information is subject to change without notice.
Before filing any claims, it is the providers responsibility to verify current requirements and policies with the payor.

Heart Disease Predictor in Women

Heart Disease Predictor in Women

A recent article collaboration between WebMD and Nasiff indicates that a woman's resting pulse rate is a good predictor of her heart attack risk. Although heart disease was primarily seen in men, recent studies show that the disease is rising in women.

The increased cases of heart disease throughout the county emphasizes the need for effective cardiology equipment, including Blood Pressure and ECG Machines. Nasiff CardioCard products provide a competitively priced solution to your diagnostic needs. A free, no-obligation online demonstration for these machines can be arranged within five minutes.
Medical Device Depot offers the best prices on all medical equipment, including the complete line of Nasiff products. For more information or to schedule a free online Nasiff demo, call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Extended Warranty on Bionet Machines

If you are looking for a new EKG Machine, the Bionet line of machines now feature a four-year warranty. This includes the Bionet CardioCare 2000, CardioTouch 3000, and Cardio 7. In addition to interpretation, these machines come with with free EKG II Plus Software. This allows you to preview and control your Bionet EKG machine from your windows-based computer.

For more information on the Bionet machines, call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Why Stress Testing?

A stress test can be used to test for heart disease. Stress tests are tests performed by a doctor and/or trained technician to determine the amount of stress that your heart can manage before developing either an abnormal rhythm or evidence of ischemia (not enough blood flow to heart muscle). The most commonly performed stress test is the exercise stress test.

What is an Exercise Stress test?

The exercise stress test - also called a stress test, exercise elecrocardiogram, treadmill test, graded exercise test, or stress ECG - is used to provide information about how the heart responds to exertion. It usually involves walking on a treadmill or pedaling a stationary bike at increasing levels of difficulty, while your electrocardiogram heart rate, and blood pressure are monitored.

Why Do I Need a Stress Test?

Your doctor uses the stress test to:
  • Determine if there is adequate blood flow to your heart during increasing levels of activity.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of your heart medications to control angina and ischemia.
  • Determine the likelihood of having coronary heart disease and the need for further evaluation.
  • Check the effectiveness of procedures done to improve blood flow within the heart vessels in people with coronary heart disease.
  • Identify abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Help you develop a safe exercise program.
What Are the Types of Stress Tests?

Stress tests come in many forms, including:

Treadmill Stress Test: As long as you can walk and maintain a normal ECG, this is typically the first stress test performed. You walk on a treadmill while being monitored to see how far you walk and if you develop chest pains or changes in your ECG that suggest that your heart is not getting enough blood.

Dobutamine or Adenosine Stress Test: This test is used for people who are unable to exercise. A drug is given to make the heart respond as though the person were exercising.

Stress Echocardiogram: A graphic outline of the heart's movement. A stress echo can accurately visualize the motion of the heart's walls and pumping action when the heart is stressed; it may reveal a lack of blood flow that isn't always apparent on other heart tests.

Nuclear Stress Test: This test helps to determine which parts of the heart are healthy or unhealthy. A small amount of radioactive substance is injected into the patient. Then the doctor uses a special camera to identify the rays emitted from the substance within the body both at rest and after exercise. This detects areas of the heart with a decreased blood supply.

For more information on stress testing, call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot!

According to the American Society of Anesthesiologists, continual monitoring for the presence of expired carbon dioxide is standard for every patient receiving anesthesia.

Featured Product

The Respsense Monitor offers MedAir EtCO2 technology for continuous long-term monitoring. It is simple and easy-to-use for EtCO2 spot-checks as well as ET-tube placement verification. Portable, accurate, and cost-effective, RespSense is perfect for emergency services and ambulance use - or in clinical settings where fast, easy EtCO2 monitoring is required.

Nonin Medical's LifeSense multi-parameter monitor provides numeric EtCO2 and SpO2 values in addition to a continuous visual waveform making it ideal for spot checks or continuous monitoring. Equipped with Nonin Medical's proven motion and low perfusion tolerant PureSAT SpO2 technology, and Medair EtCO2 technology, LifeSense provides accurate EtCO2 data on the first breath.

Least Expensive Vital Signs (EKG, NIBP, SpO2, CO2)

Designed with emergency and operating room medical responders in mind, the VI-8410P patient monitor provides the efficient and fast-acting response needed for medical emergencies. Minimum ECG waveform and HR distortions during electrosurgical cutting and ablation, and total protection from electrosurgical interference prevent technical interference.

VI-8410P 8.4" Multi-Parameter Patient Monitor ($1,995 w/o CO2, $3810 w/ CO2)
VI-1040P 10.4" Multi-Parameter Patient Monitor ($2,155 w/o CO2, $3970 w/ CO2)
VI-1210P 12.1" Multi-Parameter Patient Monitor ($2,325 w/o CO2, $4140 w/ CO2)

Welch Allyn Vital Signs (EKG, NIBP, SpO2, CO2)
Propaq CS Monitor Model 242 ($3,395 and up)

Features a bright, full-color touchscreen display for continuous vital signs monitoring in hospital environments, during conscious sedation, and pre- and post-operative care.

Revolutionary New 12-Lead ECG/EKG Device Works Wirelessly With Any Android Cell Phone or Tablet

CardioCard Mobile is available exclusively through Medical Device Depot

Nasiff Associates announces the release of the first 12-lead EKG machine available on a tablet or smartphone. The CardioCard Mobile is a wireless 12 lead EKG machine with interpretation. The CardioCard Mobile is the first ECG machine with the ability to run a 12-lead wireless ECG test directly on Android tablets and smartphones, turning the portable device into a fully-functioning electrocardiogram machine. Now you can provide expert ECG analysis to patients in the doctor's office or halfway across the world.

After performing an ECG, the CardioCard Management System performs further analysis and the ability to print reports. EMR connectivity assists with wireless record management, reducing errors and allowing immediate remote reviews. A PDF output option ensures a universally compliant format for storing and exchanging ECG data. Gain the combined power of advanced ECG technology with the versatility to store and send data.

The CardioCard Mobile provides the ultimate portable ECG solution. For more information, contact John Gladstein at 877-646-3300 or click here for more information. A demonstration video is available here.

CardioCard Products Now EMR Compatible!

EMR integration now works with Nasiff products through the Cardio Universal EMR Interface! Acquire patient ECG in a Nasiff device such as the CardioCard. Then over read the report on a computer, add comments, sign and submit electronically.

In addition to EMR submission, Nasiff ECG reports can be viewed in several electronic programs including Amazing Charts, Nextgen, and eClinicalWorks.

The following Nasiff products support EMR integration:

CardioCard Holter ECG SystemCardioCard Stress ECG System

For more information on Nasiff devices and EMR integration please visit

New Capnography Sedation Standards

Capnography, which graphically monitors carbon dioxide concentration and measures ventilation and respiration, is utilized in operating rooms, intensive care units and other hospital areas where patients are under anesthesia or receiving sedation. This device sees greater use because it lets providers know that a patient is breathing effectively.

Medical Device Depot sells a number of effective, low-priced capnographs. The most efficient device for long-term CO2 monitoring is the Nonin Respsense. For CO2 and SPO2 check out the Nonin Lifesense.

Medical Device Depot also vital signs monitors equipped with CO2 monitoring. These monitors include the Propaq CS Monitor and the Venni Multi-Parameter Patient Monitor.

For more information on these devices please visit

FAA-Approved ECG and EKG Machines

A list of ECG/EKG machines approved by the FAA.

Machine Phone #
Atria 6100 405-954-1973
Eclipse 4i & 4M 405-954-1973
Eclipse 8i & 8M 405-954-1973
Eclipse 400i & 400M 405-954-1973
Eclipse 800i & 800M 405-954-1973
Eclipse 850 and 850I 405-954-1973
Eclipse LE & Lei 405-954-1973
Eclipse Plus 405-954-1973
E500, E550, E600, Elite & Elite II 405-954-1969

Schiller/Welch Allyn
Machine Phone #
AT-5 405-954-1971
AT-10 405-954-1971

Philips Medical Systems/HP
Machine Phone #
M1700A XLi 405-954-1975
M1770A 200i 405-954-1975
M1771A 200 405-954-1975
Pagewriter 300 Pi 405-954-1975
4750A, 4755A 405-954-1975
4760A, 4765A 405-954-1975

GE Marquette Electronics
Machine Phone #
MAC 1000 405-954-1979
MAC 1200 405-954-1979
MAC 5000, MAC 5500 405-954-1979

Mortara Instrument, Inc.
Machine Phone #
ELI 100, ELI 200 405-954-1969
ELI 150, ELI 250, ELI 350 405-954-1969

For more information on these machines or to make a purchase. Call us at 877-646-3300 or visit!

Cardiology CPT Codes

A list of common CPT codes for cardiology tests:

Cardiovascular Stress Test Reimbursement Range: $100-$275


CPT Code

Using maximal or submaximal treadmill/bicycle exercises, continuous ECG monitoring, and/or pharmacological stress with physician supervision, interpretation, and report.


Physician supervision only. No interpretation and report.


Tracing only, no interpretation and report.


Interpretation and report only.


Microvolt T-Wave Alternans Testing Reimbursement Range: $192-$375


CPT Code

Microvolt T-Wave Alternans for testing ventricular arrhythmias.


Holter Tests Reimbursement Range: $143-$325


CPT Code

ECG monitoring for 24 hours by continuous original ECG waveform recording and storage with visual superimposition scanning; includes recording, scanning analysis with report, physician review and interpretation.


Recording (includes hook-up, recording and disconnection)


Scanning analysis with report.


Physician review and interpretation.


Electrocardiography Reimbursement Range: $25-$60


CPT Code

At least 12 leads, with interpretation and report.


Tracing only, without interpretation and report.


Interpretation and report only.


Rhythm Electrocardiography Reimbursement Range: $25-$60


CPT Code

1-3 leads, with interpretation and report.


Tracing only, without interpretation and report.


Interpretation and report only.


Spirometry Reimbursement Range: $35-$75


CPT Code

Graphic report, total and timed forced vital capacity (FVC)


Bronchospasm evaluation: spirometry as in 94010, before and after bronchodilator (aerosol or parenteral) or exercise.


Prolonged postexposure evaluation of bronchospasm with multiple spirometric determinations after test dose of bronchodilator (aerosol only) antigen, exercise, cold air, methocholine or other chemical agent.


Vital Capacity, total (separate procedure)


Maximum breathing capacity, maximal voluntary ventilation (MVV)


Respiratory flow volume loop.


Aerosol or vapor inhalations for sputum mobilization, bronchodilation, or sputum induction for diagnostic purposes.


Pulse Oximetry Reimbursement Range: $17-$40


CPT Code

Multiple determinations (e.g., during exercise)


Noninvasive ear or pulse oximetry for oxygen saturation by continuous overnight monitoring.


ABP Monitoring Reimbursement Range: $75-$225


CPT Code

Utilizing a system such as magnetic tape and/or computer disk for 24 hours or longer; including recording, scanning analysis, interpretation and report.


Recording only.


Scanning analysis with report.


Physician review and interpretation and report.


For more information on these codes and the devices needed, visit Medical Device Depot.

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