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    CAN THESE TWO PROCEDURES BE BILLED TOGETHER.

    60500- PARATHYROIDECTOMY OR EXPLORATION OF PARATHYROID(S)

    60240- THYROIDECTOMY, TOTAL OR COMPLETE.

    THANK YOU
    DANIEL, cpc

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    what do the CCI edits say?

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    THAT'S WHY I'm asking, everything is done here old school. By the book, no systems here to help.

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    CCI EDITS can be found online - call it old school, call it by the book (they do have hard copy books of the CCI Edits also) ... call it new - it's still available to you :
    http://www.cms.hhs.gov/NationalCorre....asp#TopOfPage

    you'll find your answer there.
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    (lol) Thank You.

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    cci edits say you cannot bill 60500 with 60240. only bill 60240
    just in case you didnt find out...i have a cci edit book

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    sbenden719 - you might want to check again - check the F column -
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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