Archive for The Day of July 9th, 2007

Archive for the Day of July 9th, 2007

Welcome to the medical billing blog archive for the day of July 9th, 2007.

Here you will find links to every article added to the Outsource Management Group web site during July 9th, 2007.

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CCI Updates You Need to Know

In the most recent updated of the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) there are a number of edits you won’t want to miss if the services to the patient include debridement and treatment on the same burn site. CCI version 13.1 outlaws reporting a pair of debridement codes with certain burn treatment codes in most situations. However, CCI now bundles 11000 (Debridement of extensive eczematous or infected skin; up to 10 percent of body surface) and 11040 (Debridement; skin, partial thickness) into 16020 (Dressings and/or debridement of partial thickness burns, initial or subsequent; small [less than 5 percent total body surface area]), 16025 (… medium [e.g., whole face or whole extremity,

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