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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

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Use NCCI Policy to Code this Thyroidectomy, Parathyroidectomy Combo

Plus, know when and when not to consider reporting modifier 59. If you’re in unfamiliar surgical coding territory, it’s always in your best interest to check to make sure your respective surgical codes aren’t included in the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Policy Manual. Sometimes, the NCCI Policy Manual might offer coding guidelines that contrast with what your gut — [...]