• 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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  • The official 1997 E&M Guidelnes issued by CMS

    Download this HGSA Medical Coding Worksheet as a PDF

    What are E&M Services?   Not all medical services are covered under the 1997 E&M Guidelines. Surgeries, lab tests, preventative medicine, counseling, and imaging studies have separate documentation rules. What needs to be documented for E&M services? The 1997 E&M Guidelines state that each patient encounter must include a medical

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  • Under Coding Rates when billing for E&M Services

    Why is Under Coding for E&M Services important? For most medical practices, E&M services represent the bulk of their charges. How can I reduce Under Coding for E&M Services? If you understand and apply the medical documentation rules outlined by CMS in the 1997 E&M Documentation Guidelines, you will not

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