CodeMap® Briefing: 10/20/2023
The National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Policy Manual and the American Medical Association (AMA) CPT® Codebook have had conflicting language regarding proper coding practices for over two years. Until this issue is addressed, providers need to be aware of the potential reimbursement issues. This week, our friends at Laboratory Economics discuss.
Some MACs Changing Coding on STI Testing in Conflict with AMA Guidelines
Some Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) appear to be changing CPT codes that clinical laboratories submit for infectious disease testing so that the labs are reimbursed for only one code instead of for multiple codes. According to William De....
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