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CPT: Evaluation and management codes
Determining whether the visit you’ve just finished should be coded as a level 4 could be as simple as asking yourself three questions.
The E/M coding revisions aren’t perfect, but they represent a huge step forward in reducing physicians’ documentation burden, audit risk, and complexity of code selection.
This year’s changes bode well for family physicians, with an expected increase in Medicare allowed charges.
Simplified guidelines for coding and documenting evaluation and management office visits are coming next year. Learn how to apply the guidelines to some common visit types.
The biggest changes in coding since 1997 will take effect Jan. 1, 2021. It is time to prepare for them now.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is trying to make Medicare documentation less burdensome and planning more changes that should result in a pay raise for family physicians in the future.
Learn how to implement an integrated behavioral health program that will more than pay for itself while increasing patients’ access to care.
If you're not coding and billing for these services, you might be leaving money on the table.
You’re likely already doing the work, so why not get paid for it?
Knowing the rules will give you the confidence to submit this seldom-used code.