E/M (Evaluation and management)
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Selecting the right evaluation and management code after a Medicare patient visit can be a challenge.
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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 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.
This checklist is an aid to assist providers when responding to medical record documentation requests pertaining to evaluation and management services.
Tips on key components and documentation required when performing different types and levels of evaluation and management (E/M) services.
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]
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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