Tag: E/M Code Changes

How 2021 E/M Coding Changes Will Reshape the Physician Note

Changes to the code descriptors and guidelines for evaluation and management (E/M) services delivered during office visits and other outpatient encounters provide an opportunity to rethink outpatient documentation while reducing physician burnout. “E/M code changes: What will happen to the physician note?” was the question answered in the first of three webinars jointly produced by […]
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Final Physician Payment Rule Keeps E/M Code Changes

CMS on Friday issued its 2020 final rules for the Physician Fee Schedule, including a streamlining of evaluation and management services (E/M) reporting that was rolled back from an earlier proposal in a change providers applauded. The final rule, which is mostly unchanged from the proposed rule put forward in July, also cuts payments to physical therapists […]
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AMA Announces Evaluation and Management (E/M) Coding Changes

Q: Are there any updates on the Evaluation and Management code requirements? A: The American Medical Association (AMA) has now weighed in with their E/M coding requirement modifications, which means that all payers will be affected in 2021. If you remember, Medicare announced plans to revamp the E/M coding structure in 2018 and was met with […]
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