Facility National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Quarterly File Update

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) follows CMS’ NCCI Facility Procedure to Procedure (PTP) files and the 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 3M Files were implemented into the Facility Code editing on April 1, 2022, and effective on April 1, 2022. The April Quarterly Optum Files will be implemented into the Facility Code editing on April 29, 2022, with an effective date of April 1, 2022. Please refer to the Correct Coding Guideline Policy for more information.