The new 2021 Evaluation and Management (E/M) guidelines take effect January 1, 2021. Are you confident in your code selections and assigning the most optimal E/M HCPCS/CPT code? Or do you anticipate struggling with these changes? Learning something new may seem simple until you face practical application. Whether you have some existing knowledge or need additional training, we will cover the basics and answers to questions you may not anticipate.
This course will provide an overview of the changes, what is included, and how to accurately calculate Total Time. We will offer a comprehensive display and breakdown of the AMA Medical-Decision-Making Table, as well as review compliant documentation needed in the visit notes to attain a billable service and information on optimal E/M code assignment.
- What counts toward Total Time and how to arrive at the correct E/M level
- When and how to apply the prolonged services add-on code and correct unit reporting.
- How to use the revised Medical-Decision-Making tool for arriving at the correct E/M level
Who Should Attend:
- Coding Managers
- Coding Supervisors
- Office Staff