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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

E/M Skills Sharpener:

3 Answers Clear Up Confusion About MDM Vs. Medical Necessity

Experts say medical necessity should drive the amount of history and exam the physician performs. As a coder, you've no doubt heard the terms medicalnecessity and medical decision-making (MDM) multiple times. Although some podiatry practices may think medical necessity and MDM can beused interchangeably, you don't have to make this costly mistake. Don't worry: If you ask these three questions, [...]