Bundling Rationale

Bundling Rationale

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee uses a clinical editing database. The clinical editing rationale supporting this database is provided here to assist you in understanding the rationale behind certain code pairs in the database.

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Code Bundling Rationale 2011 Q1

January 1, 2011 - March 31, 2011

Code Bundling Rationale 2010 Q4

October 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010

Code Bundling Rationale 2010 Q3

July 1, 2010 - September 30, 2010

Code Bundling Rationale 2010 Q2

April 1, 2010 - June 30, 2010

Code Bundling Rationale 2010 Q1

January 1, 2010 - March 31, 2010

Code Bundling Rationale 2009 Q4

October 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009

Code Bundling Rationale 2009 Q3

July 1, 2009 - September 30, 2009

Code Bundling Rationale 2009 Q2

April 1, 2009 - June 30, 2009

Code Bundling Rationale 2009 Q1

January 1, 2009 - March 31, 2009

Code Bundling Rationale 2008 Q4

October 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008

Code Bundling Rationale 2008 Q3

July 1, 2008 - September 30, 2008

Code Bundling Rationale 2008 Q2

April 1, 2008 - June 30, 2008

Code Bundling Rationale 2008 Q1

January 1, 2008 - March 31, 2008

Code Bundling Rationale 2007 Q4

October 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007

Code Bundling Rationale 2007 Q3

July 1, 2007 - September 30, 2007

Code Bundling Rationale 2007 Q2 – April 1, 2007 – June 30, 2007

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Code Bundling Rationale 2007Q1 – January 1, 2007 – March 31, 2007

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Code Bundling Rationale 2006Q4 – October 1, 2006-December 31, 2006

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Code Bundling Rationale 2006Q3: July 1, 2006 - September 30, 2006

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Code Bundling Rationale 2006Q2: April 1, 2006 - June 30, 2006

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(Revised version effective 06/05/2006 to reflect the actual system configuration)

Code Bundling Rationale 2006Q1: January 1, 2006 - March 31, 2006

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(Revised version effective 06/05/06 to reflect the actual system configuration)

Code Bundling Rationale 2005Q4: October 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005

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Code Bundling Rationale 2005Q3: July 1, 2005 - September 30, 2005

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Code Bundling Rationale 2005Q2: April 1, 2005 - June 30, 2005

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Code Bundling Rationale 2005Q1: January 1, 2005 - March 31, 2005

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Code Bundling Rationale 2004Q4: October 1, 2004 - December 31, 2004

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Code Bundling Rationale 2004Q3: July 1, 2004 - September 30, 2004

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Code Bundling Rationale 2004Q2: April 1, 2004 - June 30, 2004

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Information

We have also provided a Definitions page to define key code bundling terminology.

Code bundling can occur on multiple levels depending on the combination of codes reported. For example, when multiple codes are billed for one date of service, two codes could bundle into one code. That one code could then bundle into another code.