Evaluation and management guidelines

January/February 2022 Issue
E/M Coding Since the 2021 Changes: It Really Is Better [Opinion]

There’s more work to be done, but the new rules simplified documentation and coding criteria and should result in increased revenue.

January/February 2022 Issue
Outpatient E/M Coding Simplified [Feature]

Getting clear on the new coding rules can help you eliminate bloated documentation and improve reimbursement to reflect the value of your visits.

January/February 2021 Issue
The 2021 Medicare Payment and CPT Coding Update [Feature]

This year’s changes bode well for family physicians, with an expected increase in Medicare allowed charges.

January/February 2021 Issue
Coding Level 4 Office Visits Using the New E/M Guidelines [Feature]

Determining whether the visit you’ve just finished should be coded as a level 4 could be as simple as asking yourself three questions.

January/February 2021 Issue
E/M Changes for 2021: The Beginning, Not the End [Opinion]

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.

November/December 2020 Issue
The 2021 Office Visit Coding Changes: Putting the Pieces Together [Feature]

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.

September/October 2020 Issue
Countdown to the E/M Coding Changes [Feature]

The biggest changes in coding since 1997 will take effect Jan. 1, 2021. It is time to prepare for them now.

January/February 2019 Issue
The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update [Feature]

This year’s changes include some welcome documentation relief, new codes for portal and telephone encounters, and much more.

July/August 2018 Issue
99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum [Feature]

Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213.

November/December 2014 Issue
When Is It Right to Code 99215? [Feature]

Knowing the rules will give you the confidence to submit this seldom-used code.

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