Knowing the risks EHRs pose is the first step to improving E/M documentation. By Ellen Risotti-Hinkle, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC The use of electronic health records (EHRs) is steadily increasing, and so are the number of high-level evaluation and management (E/M) services being billed. These claims may very well be substantiated by documentation contained ...
Jun 1st, 2014
Maximize the full potential of EHR tools, but abide by the documentation rules. By Ronda Tews, CPC, CHC, CCS-P Electronic health records (EHRs) are supposed to save providers time and improve the quality and legibility of their documentation. Another hoped-for advantage of EHRs is better patient care. EHRs are not intended to increase the quantity ...