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E/M 2021 and E-Visits Lead the March 2020 CPT® Assistant
2020-04-20

The plan to update office and outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) coding in 2021 is still on track, and the March 2020 CPT® Assistant is here to help by diving into the changes for coding based on time. Turning back to 2020, the issue also covers online digital E/M codes 99421-99423. (Keep in mind that payers may have different rules for reporting these codes during the COVID-19 public health emergency.)

The learning doesn’t stop there! Search these terms and codes from Volume 30, Issue 3, on SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

  • EEG, long-term: 95700, 95705-95726
  • E/M, office or other outpatient visit, 2021: 99202-99205, 99211-99215
  • E/M, online digital: 99421-99423
  • PALB2 gene sequence: 81307, 81308

March’s Frequently Asked Questions section will help you with coding surgery and more. Look for these topics on SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

  • Ambulatory video EEG: 95717-95726
  • Eyelid defect, advancement flap reconstruction: 14060, 67917
  • Hysterectomy, malignancy: 58575
  • Musculoskeletal system surgery: 11043, 11981, 20704, 22830, 27091, 27488, 27654, 27899
  • Pericardial drainage: 33017, 33018
  • Programming, assessment of auditory function: 92601-92604, 92626, 92627
  • Therapeutic intervention, cognitive function: 97130