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Coding: CPT

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Coding Rubric Based on the Presenting Problem

A table that shows how the presenting problem can guide E/M code selection
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CPT Code Frequency Report

A spreadsheet that enables physicians to easily compare their CPT coding with one another and with national benchmarks
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E/M Code Frequency Report

A spreadsheet that enables physicians to easily compare their office visit coding patterns with one another and with national benchmarks
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E/M Decision Tool - Established Patient

A calculator for identifying the correct evaluation and management code for established patient visits (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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E/M Decision Tool - New Patient

A calculator for identifying the correct evaluation and management code for new patient visits (interactive tool hosted by soapnote.org)
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FPM Superbill

A superbill to capture the codes most common in office-based outpatient practice
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House Call Coding Reference

A comparison of new and established patient CPT codes for house calls and similar office visit codes
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Level 4 Coding Reference Card

A quick reference for identifying the criteria for documenting 99214 and 99204 patient visits; based on the 1997 documentation guidelines
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Medicare Superbill

A superbill to capture the CPT and HCPCS codes most commonly used in office visits with Medicare patients
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Medicare Wellness Visits IPPE and AWV

A table outlining Medicare requirements for the initial preventive physical exam, the initial annual wellness visit, and the subsequent annual wellness visit
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New Patient Level-1 (99201) Coding Reference

A summary of the documentation requirements for code 99201
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Pocket Guide to the E/M Documentation Guidelines

A handy reference to the documentation requirements for new and established patient office visits (codes 99211-99215 and 99201-99205)

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Quantifying the Risk of Complications, Morbidity and Mortality

A table that helps assess the level of risk associated with common problems, diagnostic procedures, and management options, for coding and documentation purposes
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Quick Reference: Screening and Assessment Codes

Descriptions of each code and examples of standardized instruments that may be used for screening and assessment services
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Skin Care Encounter Form

An encounter form for rapidly and accurately coding skin-related diagnoses and associated procedures
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Time-Based Coding Guidelines

A summary of CPT's average time guidelines and associated average visit times for E/M
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