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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert


CMS: Stop Reporting Hospital E/M Codes for SNF Visits

Plus: Laparoscopic hernia repairs are under the agency’s microscope. Many providers are so accustomed to either reporting outpatient or inpatient E/M codes that they don’t realize other such codes exist for encounters that fall outside of those two categories. This may have been the cause of a recent audit finding revealing that many practitioners are billing inpatient codes when performing [...]