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  1. Question 3 key elements of E&M
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    Are all 3 key elements of the E&M service required in order to be able to bill for an established patient, or could a physician skip one of them altogether and still be able to bill for an E&M?

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    Default Depends on the type of service
    The answer to your question depends on the type of service provided - office visit? ER visit? hospital admission? subsequent hospital visit? consult? etc.

    The answers are clearly spelled out in the CPT guidelines.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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