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Radiology Coding Alert

NCCI Edits: I.D. Proper Use of NCCI Sequential Procedures Policy

- Published on Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Consider these Medicare rules for sequential IR procedures. Those with a firm grasp on the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Correspondence Manual are well aware of the broad range of rules coders must consider when coding surgical procedures. One important, occasionally overlooked rule pertains to surgical procedures that Medicare deems “sequential.” A sequential procedure is, simply put, a procedure that [...]

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