The Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) was implemented to promote national correct coding methodologies and to control improper coding leading to inappropriate payment. NCCI Procedure-to-Procedure (PTP) code pair edits are automated prepayment edits that prevent improper payment when certain codes are submitted together for Part B-covered services.
This article was revised on May 17, 2019, to reflect that Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code 11100 was deleted on January 1, 2019. In Example 1, CPT® code 11100 is replaced with CPT® code 11102. All other information is unchanged. [SE1418]
This booklet provides educational information on what the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) is and how to use the tools for correct coding.
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