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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

CCI 21.1: Watch How You Submit Tonsillectomy Claims, Thanks to New Coding Edits

- Published on Fri, May 15, 2015
Tip: Scrutinize descriptor details to know what you can’t submit together.  The latest Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits are worth paying attention to because they focus on some very common procedures: tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies. Start With Understanding the Procedures Tonsillectomy – completely removing the tonsil, including its capsule – is one of the most common surgical procedures in the U.S. [...]

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