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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:

Don't Let Improper Time Documentation Ruin Your Claims

Replace Outpatient E/M codes with a single G code for Medicare PHP claims. According to the latest Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) results, improper documentation of time has been leading to overpayments, especially for claims involving psychotherapy with E/M codes. The report released in an MLN Matters article dated March 18th revealed that “the main error that CERT has identified [...]