Generally your RVU is an indicator of the more invasive or complex procedure and should be listed first on your claim as the primary procedure. The payer certainly should not be changing the codes you submitted. They can either pay or deny but they can not re-code.
As far as them changing the order and paying a different code as primary, do you have 1 or 2 examples. We could look at the specific codes, coding guidelines and general payment rules and suggest some answers
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