The Pulse: Your 2023 E/M Questions, Answered.
In this episode of The Pulse, Lori Cox and Lee Williams sit down to discuss the 2023 E/M Guideline changes. With compliance, revenue, and the patient experience in mind, these experts answer frequently asked questions related to the upcoming changes, such as:
Does this mean we will no longer use the 95 and 97 guidelines?
Will consultations still require history, exam, and MDM?
Will we still have Place of Service 21 and 22?
What would the ideal time statement be?
What is the best way to educate providers on these changes?
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About the author
Lori has 20 years of experience working in the business side of medicine. She began her career in patient accounts and then moved into billing and coding for a multi-specialty clinic. She was eventually promoted to billing supervisor and then to compliance officer, where she wrote, maintained, and trained employees and providers on fraud and abuse. In 2015, Cox received her MBA from Quincy University in Quincy, Ill. She has traveled the country educating coders and physicians on complex coding topics such as hem/onc and E/M guidelines. Cox is the member relations officer for AAPC's National Advisory Board, an active member of her AAPC local chapter, and regional director for AAPC Services.