Quarterly Update to CCI v.16.0 Effective Jan. 1
Physicians and staff should take note of the most recent quarterly updates to Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits. Version 16.0, released Nov. 20 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), goes into effect Jan. 1, 2010.
See CMS Transmittal 1858, Change Request 6728 for more information regarding the CCI and for file links. Provider education article MLN Matters MM6728 is also available online.