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Orthopedic Coding Alert

E/M Coding:
Check Provider Before Choosing Prolonged Services Codes

Remember to choose different codes for clinical staff. When your orthopedic practice sees a patient for an evaluation and management (E/M) service that’s longer than normal, there is a chance you have a prolonged services claim on your hand. Benefit: When you code prolonged services correctly, you might be able to add a code (or two) to your E/M claim. [...]