2021 E/M Changes

(3 customer reviews)

Individual pricing: $35.00


CEUs will expire on 1.31.22



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.


  • 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 is a senior consultant for The Haugen Consulting Group with 8 years of health care industry experience. Shea has experience working on the professional fee side of coding, auditing, education and compliance serving coders and physicians. Shea has also served as a project lead for ICD-10-CM education initiatives and implementation of computer assisted coding (CAC) projects.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in health information management and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Kansas, Lawrence Kansas. Shea is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

CE Credits

CEUs are available to all participants, live or recorded. CEUs will expire on 1.31.22.

This webinar has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour.  Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Purchasing Details

  • Individual Purchase: Entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, plus individual access to the recorded webinar post event.
  • Group Purchase: Entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, but you may invite all interested parties within your employed organization to attend the live event with you. For individuals to receive CEU’s from the live event, their name must be submitted on the post-event survey. The recorded event may be shared with others in your organization post event.
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3 reviews for 2021 E/M Changes

  1. Natalie L.

    I liked how she went over the prolonged cases

  2. Lori K.

    I thought the webinar was very informative/extremely useful.

  3. Zenie J.

    Very good webinar and speaker

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