It is 2023, Now What?

  January 27, 2023 | By Stephanie Allard, CPC, CEMA, RHIT A large part of the last 6 months for auditors and educators has been spent in preparation for the new 2023 revisions to the 2021 E/M guidelines. For some of the patient settings, this is a large change. While many see the 2021 E/M…

2023 Revisions to the 2021 E&M Documentation Guidelines

Acute uncomplicated illness or injury requiring hospital inpatient or observation level care As 2021 documentation guidelines are moving into other types and places of service, it’s time to start taking a deep dive! I want to start by looking at some of the implementations that have changed. There were two major new adaptions in the…

The Role of the History and Examination in 2023 Evaluation and Management Services

  December 2, 2022 | By Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC While listening to the virtual AMA CPT/RBRVS Annual Symposium lecture by Gift Tee, BS, MPH, Director of the Division of Practitioner Services in the Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group (HAPG) of CMS on the Update from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), I…