Apr 1st, 2015
Ignoring how medical decision-making affects E/M leveling can put you at risk. By Ellen Risotti-Hinkle, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CIMC, CFPC When coding evaluation and management (E/M) services, it’s crucial to take into account medical necessity. Services billed at a level higher than what the medical necessity warrants will result in take-backs in the event ...