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Cardiology Coding Alert

CMS Recommends Updating 1995 and 1997 E/M Documentation Guidelines

2018 Proposed MPFS advocates reviewing the history and exam components. Via the 2018 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), CMS recommends revising the 1995 and 1997 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Documentation Guidelines to "reduce clinical burden and improve documentation." According to stakeholders, both sets of Guidelines are "administratively burdensome and outdated with respectto the practice of medicine." In the 2018 [...]