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Unformatted text preview: error on your statement you can write a detail letter, if you receive no response then you can also contact the consumer protective office in your state. The Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) controls improper coding that would lead to inappropriate payment for Medicare claims. CCI has coding policies based on coding conventions in CPT, Medicare’s national and local coverage and payment policies, National medical societies’ coding guidelines, and Medicare’s analysis of standard medical and surgical practice. CCI has thousands of CPT code combinations that are used by computers in the Medicare system to check claims. CCI prevents billing two procedures that could not possibly have been performed together. CCI requires physicians to report only the more extensive version of the procedure performed and disallows reporting of both extensive and limited procedures....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course HCR 220 taught by Professor Cvibanez during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '10