Evaluation and Management Coding Advisor 2017

Evaluation and Management Coding Advisor 2017

ISBN: 9781622542703
Publisher: Optum360
Edition: 2017
Publication Date: 2017-02-15
Number of pages: 472
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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, your E/M coding takes on even greater importance.

Key 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 retention.

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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