When:
January 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Denver Timezone
2021-01-13T12:00:00-07:00
2021-01-13T13:00:00-07:00
2021 E/M Changes

Overview:

Changes to the E/M code descriptors and guidelines for office and other outpatient services were implemented on January 1, 2021.  In this webinar, we will cover the new guidelines, including term definitions, and how to choose a level based on medical decision making or time.  We will review examples demonstrating how to choose a level according to the new guidelines and learn how to use the new prolonged services code.

Objectives:

  • Define terms related to 2021 E/M Guidelines
  • Review requirements for choosing an E/M based on medical decision making
  • Apply time-based billing requirements
  • Use the new prolonged services code according to the 2021 E/M guidelines

Target Audience:

  • Professional fee coders
  • Coding auditors & educators
  • Clinic managers
  • Coding managers
  • Providers

Shea Lunt, RHIA, CPC, CPMA, PMP

CEUs: 1 AHIMA | I AAPC