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Tag: Medical Decision Making

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Focus on E/M services: MDM third element

November 18th, 2020 / By Kelly Long, CPC, CPCO, Jean Jones, CPC, Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

So far in our E/M blog series, we have covered the first and second element of medical decision making (MDM). Today we will cover changes to the third and final […]

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Focus on E/M services: MDM second element

November 13th, 2020 / By Colleen Deighan, RHIA

I have been anxiously waiting for my 2021 CPT book to arrive and it finally did last Friday!  Since attending the American Medical Association’s CPT Symposium last November and having […]

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Focus on E/M services: MDM first element

November 6th, 2020 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

In this next blog post in our blog series focused on the new E/M guidelines, I’m going to focus on Medical Decision Making, which along with Time, is a key […]

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Anticipating 2021: The big update to office visit E/M guidelines

August 7th, 2020 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

At the time I’m writing this blog, 2020 is a little more than half over. It has been a tough year so far, for so many reasons. I won’t get […]

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CMS and AMA: 2021 proposed changes to E/M outpatient services

August 14th, 2019 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

For those involved in coding and compliance, this is not the first time attempted changes to E/M rules have been proposed. Remember 1995 and 1997? Of course, I’m way too […]

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E&M Coding: The Final Level of Care

October 13th, 2014 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

In keeping with the theme of previous blog posts–the professional realm of E&M coding–I’d like to discuss medical necessity as it relates to the final level of care. CMS has […]