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Practice Management Alert

New Edits Make INR, Anticoagulation Part of Hospital Codes

Here’s the trio of codes you should stop reporting with inpatient E/Ms. The latest Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits shut the door on reporting hospital services along with anticoagulant management or internalized normalized ration (INR) on the same patient during the same visit. Take a quick look at how CCI 22.1, which took effect April 1, will affect your hospital [...]