2021's Major Changes
to E/M Coding & Documentation
OSMA is here to help you get ready.
Extensive changes to the Evaluation / Management (E/M) guidelines will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. These include an extensive E/M guideline additions, revisions, and restructuring; deletion of code 99201 and revision of codes 99202–99215; code level selection should be based on medical decision-making (MDM) or total time on the date of the encounter; and creation of a 15-minute prolonged service code to be reported only when the visit is based on time and after the total time of the highest-level service (e.g., 99205, 99215) has been exceeded. Although the history and physical exam elements are recorded, they do not factor into the level of service.
What we'll cover in the webinar & resource page:
- Why these E/M changes are happening
- How to properly use the updated E/M codes
- How to apply different sets of guidelines to different E/M service types
- How to evaluate the financial impact of these changes
Join/Renew a 2021 Membership by 10/31/2020 and receive our essential E/M Coding & Documentation webinar and resources for FREE!
(A $300 value)
The webinar will provide you with information about the major changes on the way for coding and payment of office-visit services. All medical practices and outpatient facilities should be fully informed to avoid reimbursement and compliance issues.
Upon joining/renewing by 10/31:
You will receive a promo code and registration link on Nov. 2.
None at this time.
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