AMA Summary of 2021 E/M Changes

 Reference Document If you would like to dive into additional detail on current E/M coding, you can review the updated AMA’s release of their Office or Other Outpatient (99202-99215) and Prolonged Services (99243, 99244, 99245, 99417) Code and Guideline Changes. It contains definitions used within the CPT code descriptions, full CPT code descriptions, charts, and...
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E/M Time Grid

 Support Tool Choosing the correct E/M level according to time gets easier when you have the exact parameters of each level in front of you.  It is also helpful to have a working list of accepted components of an E/M time-based visit. This is a well-presented Time Grid tool to enhance your accuracy and streamlining...
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AMA E/M and MDM Reference Tools

Reference Documents The AMA has provided this helpful grid for Medical Decision Making.  Download and print the tool. Utilize in your practice as a reference. Importantly, we suggest the provider to consider putting it back-to-back with the Terms and Definitions Tool from this module. They go hand in hand and will assist with accuracy in...
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FAQ-Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Our Research As we are all aware, there are known gray areas in the new E/M Coding, which took place on 1/1/2021.  One of the areas to consider is how a provider approaches E/M column 2,  “Amount and/or Complexity of Data to be Reviewed and Analyzed” when coding with Medical Decision Making (MDM). Through research,...
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A Summary of 2021 E/M Changes

 E/M Changes Chiropractors use the E/M codes to evaluate new patients, new conditions on established patients, new injuries, and periodic re-evaluations. Some doctors settle in on one or two codes and use them all the time. In 2021, the healthcare community saw the biggest changes to E/M Office Visit codes since 1997. This change gives...
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