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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:

Ensure Medical Necessity Before Leveling Your E/M Services

Key: MDM and medical necessity are not the same. If you are reporting high level E/M codes because your provider says that the patient was very ill or the case was highly complex, but you don’t have the documentation to back it up, your claim could cost your practice time and money. Medical necessity is the key to successful coding [...]