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Radiology Coding Alert

CCI Update:

Exercise Caution When You Handle The Ablation/Duplex Edit Change

Adopt modifier indicator 1 when you report duplex and ablation codes. Effective Oct. 1, 2015, the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) introduced a change in modifier for edits bundling duplex scans with vein ablation. You can now earn for both services provided you know how to prove both services are distinct. Here is how the modifier indicators have changed for reporting [...]