Proactive provider education has enabled Franciscan Alliance to implement the new guidelines successfully. Implementation of the 2021 evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines has been incredibly successful at Franciscan Alliance with the use of training venues. Our organization’s implementation goals were to always be one step ahead to educate providers regarding the E/M changes. To date, ...
AAPC’s senior VP of products answers your questions about coding for office and other outpatient services. Ever since the release of the new 2021 evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines for office and other outpatient services, AAPC has been conducting numerous trainings through webinars, virtual workshops, conference sessions, online courses, and multiple articles in Healthcare Business ...
Get answers to the top 10 questions about coding for office and other outpatient services in 2021. Ever since the release of the new 2021 evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines for office and other outpatient services, AAPC has been conducting numerous trainings through webinars, virtual workshops, conference sessions, online courses, and multiple articles in Healthcare ...
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Mar 19th, 2021
Every year we take direction from the most recent CPT® code book, but it’s important to recognize that it doesn’t have the final say on how to document and code evaluation and management (E/M) visits. For the latest guidance, you need the 2021 CPT® Errata and Technical Corrections. Following the implementation of the updated E/M ...
Is 40 too late to start diabetes screening? In a statement released March 16, 2021, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued new recommendation guidelines for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes screenings. Taking into account epidemiologic evidence, the USPSTF now recommends lowering the initial screening age from 40 to 35 years. (This is currently ...