Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

E/M:
Understand NGS Policy Update on Exam Levels

As of July 1, detailed exams will require 6-7 body areas or organ systems. Recently, the Medicare Administrator Contractor (MAC) National Government Services (NGS) announced modifications to its policy regarding evaluation and management (E/M) expectations for expanded problem focused and detailed exams. Note: According to NGS, “The originally planned differentiation in examination requirements for Expanded Problem Focused (2-5) and Detailed [...]