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Unformatted text preview: procedures performed. The solution would be to check the local coverage determination policy for a specific procedure; also the coder should familiarize their selves with the medical necessity and documentation requirement within the appropriate policies. The Medicare National Correct Coding Imitative controls the improper that lead to inappropriate payments claims. The coding policies includes coding conventions in CPT, Medicares national and local coverage and payment policies, National medical societies coding guidelines, and analysis of standard medical and surgical practice. CCI also prevents billing two procedures that could not possibly have been performed together. CCI is updated quarterly; CCI edits are used in the Medicare system to check claims....
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2010 for the course BUS 100 taught by Professor Dustingettel during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10