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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Can You Determine What's Wrong With This E/M Code Selection?

Read through this documentation thoroughly and determine the coding problem. Neurosurgeons are notorious for producing extremely thorough, detailed E/M documentation, often due to complex workups. When you review a particularly thorough E/M note, your first instinct may be to agree with an EHR’s selection of a high-level code for the doctor’s extensive work. But if just one element of a [...]