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E/M Coding Alert

Countdown to 2021:
Know What Stays, What Goes, in the 2021 E/M Shakeup
Say goodbye to 99201, hello to 99XXX. Though it didn't deliver the final word, the 2020 M... Read more
Take These 4 Tips for Precision Online Digital E/M Coding
Here are all the guidelines you need to know to bill 99421-99423. The deletion of 99444 a... Read more
Specialty Spotlight:
Keep Your ED Coding on the Level With This Advice
MI, trauma cases don't always add up to 99285. When a reader recently asked us whether al... Read more
Reader Question:
Get the Timing Right Before Coding for Prolonged Service
Question: Our interventional radiologist saw a patient during an E/M service for a prolong... Read more
Reader Question:
Don’t Modify This E/M Venipuncture Scenario
Question: Should I apply a modifier 25 onto an E/M visit code (992xx) when my oncologist p... Read more
Reader Question:
Look to These Guidelines to Know Your History
Question: Would you consider a physician documenting “No sick contacts” acceptabl... Read more
You Be the Coder:
Want to Bill 99241-99245 Frequently? Consult the Answer to This Question
Question: Our ophthalmologist performed an office consul­tation on a patient and his insu... Read more
Countdown to 2021:
Begin the Countdown to 2021 by Taking These 2 Steps
Now's the time to get ready for the new office/outpatient E/M coding changes. In just 12 ... Read more
Care Management:
Are You Making These 5 Big Changes to Your Care Management Coding?
Here's how TCM, CCM can boost your 2020 revenue stream. The addition of principal care ma... Read more
Specialty Spotlight:
Improve Your Ob-gyn Preventive Care Coding With These Pointers
Know the ins and outs of reporting 99401-99404. Do you know how to apply 99401-99404, the... Read more
You Be the Coder:
Take Time to Code This E/M Encounter by the Book
Question: One of our providers wants to report 99203, using time to meet the level require... Read more
Reader Question:
Stimulate Your Understanding of Reporting E/M With This Code
Question: The provider saw a patient for an outpatient E/M service. During the physical ex... Read more
Reader Question:
Don’t Sneeze at This E/M, Allergy Testing Advice
Question: Following allergy testing, the physician meets with the patient to go over the r... Read more
Reader Question:
Add This Knowledge to Prolong Your E/M Coding
Question: What does the plus symbol in front of some E/M service codes signify? Connectic... Read more