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Jul 15th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added two new fact sheets to the Educational Resources portion of its website to help providers who are interested in participating in the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program. Finding E-prescribing Facts Just Got Easier was last modified: July 15th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Mar 1st, 2009
Use sign, symptom, or condition to prevent confusion with Preventive Medicine Counseling codes (99401-99404). By William P. Galvin, CPC A patient’s status—new, established, or consultation—isn’t the only element you should consider when coding an evaluation and management (E/M) office or other outpatient service. You also need to match the usual time associated with the E/M ...
Sep 1st, 2008
By Belinda S. Frisch, CPC The review of systems (ROS) is an inventory obtained through a series of questions identifying signs or symptoms of illness the patient is experiencing or has experienced. Neglecting to document required ROS elements is one of the top reasons that evaluation and management (E/M) new patient and consultation services are ...