Emergency Department Coding & Reimbursement Alert

Documentation: CMS Rethinks Its Policy on Students' E/M Documentation


- Published on Fri, Mar 09, 2018
New policy will be a plus for EDs nationwide. Every hospital-based staff member has seen this situation in action: A teaching physician works with a medical student as she sees patients throughout the ED. The medical student documents the E/M service performed — and then the teaching physician has to re-document every element of it afterward. This double-documentation requirement has [...]


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