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Cardiology Coding Alert


Factor These 5 Areas Into Your CCI Game Plan for Cardiology Coding Success

ECMO, TEE, and cardiac devices come under the spotlight in the latest edits. The most recent Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, effective April 1, continue to add rules for proper reporting of new-for-2015 codes, including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD) services. Here’s the rundown. 1. Limit ECMO/ECLS Cannula Insertion Codes CCI added [...]