CCI version 18.0 adds and removes
several surgery codes
You will see a wave of surgery code pair changes in 2012’s first batch of revisions to the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits, version 18.0, which took effect Jan. 1. There are a total of 21,727 changes, nearly 10 times the 2,271 changes from version 17.3 of 2011’s fourth quarter, an exclusive Part B News analysis shows.
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