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E/M (Evaluation and management)

Spotlight on success

Selecting the right evaluation and management code after a Medicare patient visit can be a challenge.
Patricia Matthews-Davis, Jacksonville Spine Center
Read how one billing manager is working closer with providers to successfully reduce their denied claims.
Modified: 9/24/2017
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.
Modified: 11/11/2017
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.
Modified: 1/13/2018
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.
Modified: 12/20/2017
This checklist is an aid to assist providers when responding to medical record documentation requests pertaining to evaluation and management services.
Modified: 11/25/2017
Tips on key components and documentation required when performing different types and levels of evaluation and management (E/M) services.
Modified: 10/24/2017
Emergency department (ED) visits increased 15 percent from 2006 to 2014. During that time, ED visits for injuries decreased by 13 percent while ED visits for mental health/substance abuse increased by 44 percent. ED visits have outpaced population growth in the past 20 years, but the trend has not been uniform across conditions or patient characteristics. [AHRQ Statistical Brief #227]
Modified: 10/17/2017
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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