Facility National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Quarterly File Update

Special notice for facility providers

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) follows CMS’ NCCI Facility Procedure-to-Procedure (PTP) files and the Integrative Outpatient Code Editor (IOCE) NCCI Quarterly Data files. BCBSND implements quarterly file updates through the Optum and 3M quarterly scheduled edit release. The April quarterly files will be implemented into the facility code editing on April 30, 2021, with an effective date of April 1, 2021. Please refer to the Correct Coding Guideline Policy for more information.