E/M (Evaluation and management)
Evaluation and management (E/M) services refer to visits furnished by physicians. The purpose of this interactive worksheet is to assist providers with identifying the appropriate E/M code based upon either the 1995 or 1997 E/M documentation guidelines.
Learn how to take advantage of the features of our exclusive E/M interactive worksheet and find the code that best represents the level of evaluation and management services (E/M) furnished during a patient’s visit.
This checklist is an aid to assist providers when responding to medical record documentation requests pertaining to evaluation and management services.
Change request (CR) 10627, which is a follow-up to CR 10412, provides direction to Medicare’s medical review contractors on how to review claims where a medical student documented the evaluation and management (E/M) service. [MM10627]
Tips on key components and documentation required when performing different types and levels of evaluation and management (E/M) services.
This is an interactive exercise that will test your evaluation and management coding skills. You will review a scenario and then use the E/M interactive worksheet to assist you with answering questions to test your expertise.
On January 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code 99490 for chronic care management (CCM). First Coast’s data analysis reveals providers improperly bill this service. In response, First Coast encourages you to review this Medicare Learning Network® (MLN®) fact sheet detailing the CCM guidelines to help you avoid improper payment for CCM services not meeting the guidelines. [MLN ICN 909188]
As of July 1, 2017, practitioners in Florida are required to report post-operative evaluation and management (E/M) visits using Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code 99024 if they practice in a group of ten or more practitioners and provide global services under one of the required surgical procedure codes. Find more information in these CMS FAQs.
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