• The official 1995 E&M Guidelines from CMS

    Download the 1995 E&M Guidelines as a PDF

    What are E&M Services? Not all medical services are covered under the 1995 E&M Guidelines. Surgeries, lab tests, preventative medicine, counseling, and imaging studies have separate documentation rules. What are the differences between the 1995 and 1997 E&M Guidelines? The 1995 E&M Guidelines issued by CMS were the first medical

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  • Official Trailblazer E&M Audit Tool as a PDF

    Download the official Trailblazer E&M Worksheet as a PDF

    Medical Decision Making (MDM) with the Trailblazer E&M Audit Tool Quantifying medical decision making for E&M coding is only partly outlined in the 1997 Guidelines for E&M Services. The exact methods to quantify the number of diagnostic/treatment options and the data reviewed is not clearly defined in these Guidelines. To

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  • The official HGSA E&M Audit Worksheet as a PDF

    Download this HGSA Medical Coding Worksheet as a PDF

    Medical Decision Making (MDM) with the HGSA E&M Audit Worksheet Quantifying medical decision making for E&M coding is only partly outlined in the 1997 Guidelines for E&M Services. The exact methods to quantify the number of diagnostic/treatment options and the data reviewed is not clearly defined in these Guidelines. To

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  • Official Guide to E&M Services from the Medicare Learning Network

    Download the Guide to E&M Services by Medicare as a PDF

    What are E&M Services? E&M services are easily recognizable medical services such as a visit to urgent care, hospital admission, or daily rounds on people admitted to a hospital. These services have multiple levels which correspond to different levels of medical complexity, such as a ‘new outpatient visit – level

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  • TrailBlazer E&M Coding Cheat Sheet

    Clear, complete, and concise medical documentation is critical to providing patients with high quality and safe medical care. Medical documentation is also essential for accurate and timely payment for healthcare services. Qualifying for payment requires skillful application of the documentation guidelines for evaluation and management services published by the Center

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