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General Surgery Coding Alert

E/M Focus:
Smash 5 Common E/M Coding Myths

Surgical visits may count toward 'established patient' status. You received E/M coding advice at a conference, then you heard the opposite from your officemate, and an auditor said something different still. How can you distinguish legitimate E/M advice from the fables and fairytales? Do this: Go straight to CMS, either directly or through your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC). One Part [...]