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NCCI (National Correct Coding Initiative)

Modified: 1/4/2018
This article, which clarifies the proper use of modifier 59, was revised January 3 to conform with the latest modifier 59 article on the National Correct Coding Initiative website. The key update was the addition of information regarding the XE, XS, XP, and XU modifiers. [SE1418]
Modified: 12/19/2017
CMS developed the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) to promote national correct coding methodologies and to control improper coding leading to inappropriate payment in Part B claims.
Modified: 11/22/2017
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.
Modified: 10/9/2017
This booklet provides educational information on what the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) is and how to use the tools for correct coding.
Modified: 10/4/2017
This tutorial will demonstrate how to determine if a code pair will be denied due to NCCI.
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