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Primary Care Coding Alert


Take These 3 Tips, Make HPI Errors a Thing of the Past

Avoid the 1995/1997 guideline confusion once and for all. Documenting the patient’s history of present illness (HPI) is fraught with coding challenges. Knowing what you can count, and what you can’t, can be critical to establishing the correct level of an evaluation and management (E/M) service. And knowing how Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations parallel, and deviate [...]