Medically Unlikely Edits and Modifiers



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Medically Unlikely Edits and Modifiers

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(NCCI) Tools – CMS.gov

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Background: NCCI Edits. 2. USING THE NCCI TOOLS. 3. Looking Up PTP Code
Pair Edits. 3. How to Use the PTP Code Pair Tables. 4. Looking Up Medically
Unlikely Edits (MUEs). 7. USING THE “NATIONAL CORRECT CODING
INITIATIVE POLICY MANUAL FOR. MEDICARE SERVICES”. 9. RESOURCES.
10. Quarterly …

Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE) and Bilateral Procedures – CMS.gov

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Jul 1, 2014 Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE) and Bilateral Procedures. Provider Types … for
bilateral procedures and services to ensure the -50 modifier is used in
accordance with Medicare correct coding … The NCCI manual goes on to warn
that MUE edits are predicated on the assumption that claims are coded in.

MLN Matters® MM8853 – CMS.gov

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Revised Modification to the Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) Program. Provider
Types Affected … The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
implemented the Medically Unlikely. Edit (MUE) program on … modifier 50, the
MUE value used for editing will be doubled for HCPCS codes with an MAI of “2”
or “3” if the …

correct coding initiative's – CMS.gov

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Procedure (PTP) edits) and Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) (Units of Service).
NCCI PTP edits prevent inappropriate payment of services that should not be
reported together. Each PTP edit has a column one and column two HCPCS/CPT
code and a. Correct Coding Modifier Indicator (CCMI). If a provider reports the
two …

How to Use The National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI … – CMS.gov

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In addition to code pair edits, the NCCI includes a set of edits known as Medically
Unlikely Edits (MUEs). An MUE is a maximum number of Units of Service ….. In
the modifier indicator column, the indicator 0, 1, or 9 shows whether an NCCI-
associated modifier allows the code pair to bypass the edit. The following
Modifier …

Transmittal 1421 – CMS.gov

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Aug 15, 2014 SUBJECT: Revised Modification to the Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) Program …
Unlikely Edit (MUE) program on January 1, 2007 to reduce the Medicare Part B
paid claims error rate. At the onset or …. Since ASC providers (specialty code 49)
cannot report modifier 50, the MUE value used for editing should.

Contact:MLN@cms.hhs.gov

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May 21, 2015 Audio Title: Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE) and Bilateral Procedures. Audio Date:
… coding for bilateral surgical procedures may have been paid in the past,
Medically Unlikely Edits, or MUE changes … billing instructions require claims for
certain bilateral surgical procedures to be filed using a -50 modifier.

Questions and Answers Section 6507 of the Affordable … – Medicaid

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A. This SMDL is one of a series of SMDLs intended to provide guidance on the
implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148),
as amended by the Health Care and Education Recovery Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-
152), together referred to as the “Affordable Care Act”, which were signed into
law …

Medicaid NCCI Edit Design Manual

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Mar 11, 2016 modifier indicator changes for the quarterly release. MII Files – File Formats. The
NCCI PTP and MUE complete edit files posted to the MII website are prepared in
three file formats to allow greatest flexibility for claims processors implementing
the edits. o Each file format contains the same records although …

Claims – ForwardHealth Portal – Wisconsin.gov

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Nov 1, 2013 comedones, cysts, pustules]) with modifier 80 (assistant surgeon), ClaimCheck
determines that the procedure does not require an assistant surgeon and …. MUE
, or units-of-service detail edits, define the maximum units of service that a
provider would report under most circumstances for a single member …

Inpatient & Outpatient Services (io_2017) – Medi-Cal

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Jan 3, 2017 … line is billed with multiple. NCCI modifiers. 9941. NCCI (National Correct
Coding Initiative) column 2 procedure code is not allowed when column 1
procedure has been paid. 9942. NCCI (National Correct Coding Initiative)
quantity billed is greater than the allowed MUE (Medically Unlikely Edit) quantity.

medical fee dispute resolution findings and decision – Texas …

www.tdi.texas.gov

Jun 9, 2015 test with the subsequent test disallowed based on mutually exclusive edits.
Therefore, no additional … coding initiatives (CCI) edits; modifiers; bonus
payments for health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) and physician scarcity
… of CPT Code 82542. • The CMS Medically Unlikely Edits listing found at.

(National Correct Coding Initiative) MUE – eohhs

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Oct 1, 2013 Type Procedure Code. Procedure Description. Effective Date. End Date Units.
DME 92551. SCREENING TEST, PURE TONE, AIR ONLY. 10/1/2013 12/31/2382
. 1. DME 92559. AUDIOMETRIC TESTING OF GROUPS. 10/1/2013 12/31/2382.
1. DME 92560. BEKESY AUDIOMETRY; SCREENING. 10/1/2013 …

Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy – Colorado.gov

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Dec 29, 2014 National Correct Coding Initiative Procedure-To-Procedure (PTP) and Medically
Unlikely Edits (MUE) edits apply to certain combinations of PT and OT procedure
codes. Please refer to the Medicaid.gov website for NCCI edits, here a complete
list of impacted codes, guidance on bypass modifier use, and.

3M EAPG Presentation – Workers' Compensation Board

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Nov 24, 2015 Hospital services – professional MUE edits. • ASCs – professional ….. Modifiers
are 2-digit codes that provide additional information about the service, appended
to the HCPCS code). 36 . All Rights … For a complete list see: http://www.health.
ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/rates/methodology/modifiers.htm …

Provider and Reference Files – ahcccs

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M2 – FFS valid modifiers – provides valid procedure code to modifier code
relationships for … P2 – MUE Units of Service – A Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) is
a claim edit applied to a procedure code for … allowed charge and modifier
records in the: Reference 01 and 02 files are the AHCCCS FFS and CMDP
Capped Fee.

MHCP Provider News and Updates – 2017-10-17 – Minnesota.gov

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Oct 17, 2017 Initiative (NCCI) medically unlikely edits (MUE) for durable medical equipment (
DME) effective Aug. 14, 2017. Deactivated edits are only for the …. Existing CPAs
and SAs with the TG and HK modifier that have date spans covering days before
and after October 1,. 2017, need to be separated into two CPAs …

Uniform Medical Plan Pre-Authorization List Guidelines

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Dec 1, 2017 Please append modifiers to HCPCS and CPT codes when correct coding
indicates a modifier is appropriate. …. edits (MUE) value. When multiple units are
billed on a single line, the system will split the units to create separate claim lines.
One line will be allowed with the appropriate number of units and the …