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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

Reader Question:
Always Check Your CCI Edits When Reporting Codes Together

Question: I billed 11721-59 and 11719-Q8 on a claim, but the 11721-59 came back as denied. Could you tell me why this happened? North Dakota Subscriber Answer: This is an excellent of example of why you must always check the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits when billing codes together. If you were to check, you would see that an edit [...]