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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Brush Up on Meeting Criteria for 'Moderate' Decision Making

Tip: ‘New’ problem doesn’t always need a work up. Coding for routine E/M services every day doesn’t mean you automatically report the same codes. Be sure you’re up-to-date on the criteria for deciding when “additional work up” and “moderate” decision making apply to your claims by following the advice from this real-life scenario.  Encounter: The physician sees Mrs. Johnson, an [...]