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Correct Coding Initiatives(CCI)- a must HAVE for Medicare providers

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The October 1st – December 31st 2014 issue of the CCI will be the last issue distributed by NTIS.
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National Correct Coding Policy Manual for Part B Medicare Carriers Column 1 Code Sequence.

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National Correct Coding Policy Manual for Part B Medicare Carriers Column 2 Code Sequence.

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National Correct Coding Policy Manual for Part B Medicare Carriers on CD-ROM with search.

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National Correct Coding Policy ASCII Text Files for Part B Medicare Carriers.

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National Correct Coding Policy ASCII Text Files (Downloadable version)

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Commercial CCI Products Available from NTIS

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  • Ensure you are getting the information as provided by CMS by purchasing your correct coding product from NTIS, the authorized distributor .
  • Avoid claim denials, delays and audits by keeping current with CMS's correct coding policies.
  • NTIS offers a variety of products that show you which codes cannot be used together in your reimbursement claims.
  • With more than 650,000 pairs of codes (edit pairs) that cannot be used in the same claim, these correct coding products are a must for all offices involved with Part B Medicare services. All electronic and paper copies also contain the updated:
  • Introduction to the Correct Coding Initiative
  • General Correct Coding policies
  • Policy Narratives that will help you understand the edits
  • State by State listing of Medicare Part B Carriers to know who to call with questions

 

About the current issue:

CMS issues a new manual every three months. Each edition represents the latest codes available as authorized by CMS.

When filling claims from:

  • January 1 to March 31, 2014, you should use Version 20.0
  • April 1 to June 30, 2014, you should use Version 20.1
  • July 1 to September 30, 2014, you should use Version 20.2
  • October 1 to December 31, 2014, you should use Version 20.3