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Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (IOCE) Mainframe Software

Quickly answer your billing and coding questions before submitting your claims with this low cost IOCE software.

NTIS is CMS's authorized distributor of the Outpatient Code Editor

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Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (IOCE) Mainframe Software  CD-ROM



Order number: SUB-5487

Four issues for $700
Individual issues $185 plus handling fee



System Requirements

Outpatient Code Editor/Ambulatory Payment Classification (OCE/APC) Mainframe Software z/OS Batch


  • Written in IBM Assembler language.
  • Provided on CD-ROM along with the Installation and User Manuals.
  • Instructions are provided in the Installation and User Manuals.



The Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (IOCE) program edits patient data to help identify possible errors in coding, and assigns Ambulatory Payment Classification numbers based on Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for payment under the mandated outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS).


Technical Support
No technical support is available from CMS, 3M, or NTIS for these products. Only users that have technical resources to resolve any problems should purchase this product. For more information about the product, forward a request to

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