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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Code Prolonged Services After Discovering the Provider

CPT® has different codes for different ‘clinical staff.’ If your otolaryngology practice performs a prolonged, in-office evaluation and management (E/M) service with direct patient contact, coding isn’t as obvious as you might imagine. Why? In-office prolonged services codes with direct patient contact are broken down by certain types of providers. If a physician provides prolonged E/M service, coding will differ [...]