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Take Heart, Cardiology Coders: CCI Deletions Overturn 93296 Denials

Posted on 20. May, 2009 by in Hot Coding Topics

Go back to the future. 3 months of denials add up at $36 a pop.

It’s no flux capacitor, but it’s the next best thing to time travel for coders and billers: CCI edit deletions!

Correct Coding Initiative 15.1 adds more than 300,000 edits, but the most exciting news for cardiology coders is among the deletions — which means good news for remote device check claims.

AUDIO TRAINING EVENT: Nix the Stress From Stress-Test Coding.

Here’s what you need to know about the key deletions effective April 1.

CCI Ousts Erroneous 93296 Edits

CCI has deleted two edits that the Heart Rhythm Society referred to as a “major error.”

These edits, part of the January 2009 CCI 15.0 release, created roadblocks to properly coding professional and technical services for the new...

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