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Emergency Department Coding & Reimbursement Alert

E/M Coding: Here's How to Determine When 99285 is Warranted

- Published on Fri, Mar 09, 2018
Tackle this confusing question by checking these documentation items. Does your doctor fear reporting high-level ED code 99285 and only reserve it for the rarest of cases? Or does he bill the code with reckless abandon any time a patient is very sick, even if the documentation is scant? Hopefully, the answer for most emergency departments lies somewhere in the [...]

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