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Primary Care Coding Alert

E/M Coding:
Code by the Numbers for MDM

But make sure everything adds up to consistency and medical necessity. Of the three elements that determine evaluation and management (E/M) levels — the extent of the history, the extent of the examination, and the complexity of medical decision making (MDM) — one, MDM, stands out as being the most important. Even the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) believes [...]