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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

NCCI 25.2 Edits:

Excising Eyelid Lesions? Watch When You Pair These 2 Lesion Types

Pay attention to a key exception in the excision code descriptors. Chalazia, anyone? If your physician is excising these exotically-named eye lesions, you’ll want to pay attention to specific Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits that could affect your reimbursement for those surgery services. In its latest round of CCI Procedure-to-Procedure (PTP) edits, (version 25.2), effective July 1, CMS delivers the [...]