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  1. Kathy Posted 2 month(s) agoRelated Topics

    Why are there no CCI edits for these 2 codes? They are supposedly not bundled, per CCI, but if a provider is performing an I&D and a debridement at the same site shouldn't they be bundled? My issue, is I can't find any supporting documentation. Please provide me with the actual guidelines for this type of issue, so I can show my providers why these are being denied and why appealing is unsuccessful. Thanks.

  2. SuperCoder Posted 2 month(s) ago

    Hi, Our team is working on it. We will get back to you soon.

  3. SuperCoder Posted 2 month(s) ago

    Hi,

    You are correct that there is no CCI edits for these 2 codes, beacause they can billed on same DOS if performed on separate site. if a provider is performing an these procedures at the same site they would be bundled.

    Please find the below link:

    https://www.supercoder.com/coding-newsletters/my-general-surgery-coding-alert/use-musculoskeletal-codes-for-deep-abscess-id-article

    Thanks

     

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  • Posted by 19972 Kathy, 2 month(s) ago. There are 3 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.