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EM Coding Alert

Correct Coding Initiative:

Facing New Modifier 25 Denials? CCI 19.3 Implementation Errors May Be at Fault

You’ll have three options for recouping your reimbursement. The newest update to the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI), version 19.2 that went into effect July 1, 2013, bundled most E/M codes with many procedures, such as catheterization and EKGs. As if learning the quarterly bundling edits and implementing the changes into your coding wasn’t enough, an error in some payers’ systems [...]