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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Use Counseling Exception Where Allowed to Prevent Underpayments

When time dominates the E/M encounter, the exception might apply. If you’re not up to speed on the counseling exception rules, you could be undercoding for your provider’s service on some E/M codes. However, you may only use the exception in certain specific cases. Help’s here: We posed a few counseling exception questions to a pair of top-notch E/M coders. Here’s [...]