Everything You Need to Know About E/M
Evaluation and Management (E/M) guidelines for new and established office and outpatient services have gone through substantial revisions. Understanding the new guidelines for coding and documentation is vital and AAPC is committed to help you prepare. In additional to the training, workshops and resources below, here are a few key facts:
- The changes are effective January 1, 2021.
- The guideline revisions only affect the new and established office and outpatient codes.
- History and examination will no longer be a requirement for coding.
- E/M codes will be determined based on time or medical decision making.
- Code 99201 will be eliminated.
E/M Online Training Courses
Step 1: This course is developed to help revenue cycle professionals stay ahead of the curve by providing a solid foundation of knowledge in disease process and progression.
Step 2: Whether you are an experienced coder or new to the industry, this course will take you through the fundamental principles underlying all evaluation and management coding.
E/M 2021 Guideline Updates
Step 3: This course will take you through new guidelines for 2021. We will compare current and future documentation needs helping you determine the best implementation strategies before the new year begins.
E/M Workshops, Webinars, and Events
Virtual Workshop Series
Our team of experts have made a special 12 month series of interactive workshops that include hands-on coding of cases for 2021.
2021 Guidelines Webinar
What’s Changing and What You Need to Do to? This webinar will compare current and future documentation needs to help you determine the best implementation strategies before the new year begins.
HCON: Pre-Conference Event
This one-day session will go over new term guidelines. You will gain a general understanding that can be applied to multiple specialties. We will go over common pitfalls, gray areas, queries, and physician communication.
Certified Evaluation & Management Coder (CEMC™) and Exam Prep
CEMC Study Guide
The CEMC™ study guide provides a comprehensive review of evaluation management coding with practical examples, E/M guidelines, testing techniques, and questions designed to mimic the actual exam. Note: Does not include 2021 guidelines.
CEMC Practice Exam
This 50-question practice exam is taken online and offers the BEST means to gauge your readiness for the actual exam. It emulates the format, content, and difficulty level of the actual certification exam. Note: Does not include 2021 guidelines.
The Certified Evaluation and Management Coder exam is an open-book, 150 multiple-choice, proctored exam. You’ll have 5 hours and 40 minutes to complete this exam at a testing facility. Note: Does not include 2021 guidelines.