Jan 1st, 2012
Successfully apply E/M code modifications in several service categories. With the release of CPT® 2012, evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines have been updated to clarify the meaning of “new” vs. “established” patients, and code use has been modified for several service categories. Here’s what you need to know to apply these changes successfully. Three-year Rule ...
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 ...