Gastroenterology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Know the Documentation Rules When Coding Based on Time

Question: Thank you for your article last month about coding E/M visits based on time. We have one provider who almost exclusively bills this way – he sees a lot of pediatric GI patients and the parents ask a lot of questions. You noted that the physician must document the total time of the visit, as well as the time spent [...]