California Medical Association: Complex chronic care coordination services added to E/M
A new evaluation and management (E/M) category in CPT® 2013 reports coordination of care for patients with chronic illnesses. AAPC’s Managing Editor G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC, recently explained coordination of services among providers to manage complex conditions in an article published by California Medical Association.
“Codes in the new section can be reported by care coordinating providers for clinical non-face-to-face time with the patient, family and other caregivers,” he says. “This includes education, communication and when determining resources and/or a care plan.”
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