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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

E/M Corner:
Back Up Your Level of E/M Services With Medical Necessity

Key: MDM and medical necessity are not the same. If you are reporting high-level E/M codes because your provider says that the patient was very ill or the case was highly complex, but you don’t have the documentation to back it up, your claim could cost your practice time and money. Medical necessity is the key to successful coding and [...]