Radiology Coding Alert

NCCI Edits: Avoid these Common Radiological NCCI Missteps


- Published on Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Sometimes, National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits don’t tell the whole story. There are numerous examples within the radiology specialty that you could easily code incorrectly if you exclusively rely on NCCI edits. Additionally, coders must consider when to rely on an overriding modifier other than modifier 59 (Distinct procedural service). Unless you know how to properly maneuver through the [...]


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