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Tick-Tock: Understand Why Time Matters for E/M Coding

Monday, April 22, 2019

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For E/M, there has been a lot of attention on how the role of time will change in 2021. But what about right now? After this skill sharpener on time in the AMA CPT® E/M guidelines, you’ll have a better understanding of time’s current role in E/M coding. Where to Find AMA CPT® E/M Guidelines […]

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Hot Topic: Get the Scoop on Proposed MPFS 2019 Changes to E/M Coding and Payment

Friday, August 3, 2018

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The 2019 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) includes some major potential changes to E/M coding and payment in its 665 pages. Major. Here are the highlights. Just remember that what’s below is proposed and may change before the final rule is implemented. Here’s the Big Payment News About Levels 2-5 Let’s get right to […]

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Myth Buster: Get Ahead of MPFS 2017 Inspection of 0-Day Global Codes With Mod 25

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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A previous post about the 2017 physician fee schedule mentioned that the proposed rule lists 83 services with 0-day globals to review because of the large number of same-day E/Ms being reported with those codes. If that news got your codey-sense tingling, defeat your audit fears by busting these troublemaking myths. But first: Speaking of […]

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