A Guide to Achieving Meaningful Use

A Guide to Achieving Meaningful Use

Auditing Physician Services: Verifying Accuracy in E/M Coding

Auditing Physician Services: Verifying Accuracy in E/M Coding

Evaluation and Management Coding Advisor

Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding is notoriously difficult, mainly because coders have trouble accurately selecting a code from among a range of seemingly appropriate choices. Consequently, providers make more mistakes with E/M coding than coding for any other item or service. This new resource offers detailed and advanced guidance on selecting the appropriate E/M codes, with helpful resources designed for difficult E/M coding situations. Now, with ICD-10-CM implementation approaching, your E/M coding takes on even greater importance and we've devoted an entire new chapter to this vital E/M and ICD-10-CM relationship

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Features and benefits

  • ICD-10-CM code assignment hinges on the quality and detail of E/M encounter data. Get appropriate ICD-10-CM coding assignments with improved E/M coding process. Minimize physician queries and prevent delays in claims processing pending information and stop outright claims denials.
  • Includes clinical case studies. Train coders and clinicians using real-life scenarios.
  • Covers every E/M service.  Review of the E/M rules and protocols.
  • Helpful advice designed for difficult E/M coding situations. Well-patient exams, H1N1 flu, and other common, but problematic coding scenarios are explained.
  • E/M template examples for EMRs. Ensure accurate code selection and avoid over-coding with guidelines for using templates.
  • Includes Knowledge Assessments. With answers and rationale.  Instant feedback on knowledge retrention
  • Targeted areas. Review what auditors are targeting, such as critical care.
  • Documentation guidance. Review key factors for proper E/M code selection, plus advice to help clinicians make an objective review of subjective information.
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