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Search Results: e/m changes

Review the AMA’s updated definition of what constitutes a unique test. Many coders are asking the question, “What is a unique test?” As always, we must first turn to the guidelines to see how “test” is defined. In the original published guidelines, t...
In 2021, you will see big changes to new and established office/outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) codes 99202-99215. To help your practice prepare for these changes, AAPC will hold a series of in-depth, online workshops this year...
In Coding
May 1st, 2020
Weigh the pros and cons as the healthcare industry prepares to implement new leveling guidelines. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last two years, you should now be fully aware that big changes to the way you will determine evaluation an...
In CMS
Sep 4th, 2018
Comments Off on Medicare Proposes Big E/M Changes
Be aware of three proposals that would make coding these services easier, but also may negatively affect physician reimbursement. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed radical changes that, if finalized, would ease the do...
In CMS
Aug 22nd, 2018
Comments Off on E/M Changes May Hit Podiatry and Teaching Attestation
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) physician fee schedule proposed rule has some new Part B specific codes for Podiatry Evaluation and Management (E/M) services as well as some modification to Teaching Physician Attestation Rules f...