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Orthopedic Coding Alert

CCI 19.1:

Watch These Edits In Epidural And Chemodenervation Procedures

Tip: Check for procedures like pacing electrode and central venous catheter insertion,  nerve conduction, and evoked potential studies. The latest Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits – version 19.1, effective April 1, 2013 – alter your epidural procedure reporting and also your coding for some chemodenervation codes. Don’t Miss Epidural Reporting Changes Edits involving modifier changes aren’t always big news, but [...]