Medical Practice Management
Feb 11

Quarterly Update to Physician Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, Version 12.1

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an article regarding the quarterly update to the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits effective April 1, 2006. This article conveys that, the next round of CCI edits will be effective on April 1, 2006. Physicians may view the current CCI edits and the current Mutually Exclusive Code (MEC) edits at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/physicians/cciedits on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) web site. The web site will be updated with the Version 12.1 edits as soon as they are effective.
The article, titled Quarterly Update to Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, Version 12.1, Effective April 1, 2006 is available on the CMS Medlearn Matters Web page at:
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MedlearnMattersArticles/downloads/MM4308.pdf.

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