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EM Coding Alert

PFSH 101:

Hone Your PFSH Skills to Excel in History Coding

There are two kinds of PFSH — pertinent and complete. If you find it challenging to calculate the correct level of service for your evaluation and management (E/M) services, you are not alone. Medicare’s 1995 and 1997 E/M Documentation Guidelines recognize seven components to defining E/M levels, with the first three — history, examination, and medical decision making (HEM) — [...]