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Don’t Let EHR Tempt You to Upcode E/M Services

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


EHRs can assist with many aspects of E/M coding (like tracking for coding based on time), but the problem of reporting higher-level E/M codes without medical necessity is still around. A recent article in Ophthalmology Coding Alert discussed the example of a doctor who billed almost all level-four and level-five E/M codes for established patients. […]

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