Reimagining E/M Office Visits for 2021 and Beyond

Posted by Practice Management Institute on Oct 30, 2020 3:17:43 PM

The CPT® Evaluation and Management (E/M) office visit codes (99201-99215) are the most-commonly billed codes in medicine, representing nearly a quarter of Medicare Part B spend annually. Changes to the visit codes for office visits become effective January 2021. They include extensive E/M guideline additions, and revisions.

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Topics: E/M coding

Evaluation and Management Services Will See Big Changes in 2021

Posted by Nancy Clements on Aug 5, 2020 4:00:00 PM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ recently announced that Evaluation and Management (E/M) visits will soon get some relief from burdensome coding and billing requirements. These billing and documentation requirements for E/M codes were established 20 years ago and have been subject to longstanding criticism from clinicians that they do not reflect current care practices and needs.

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Topics: E/M coding, medical coding, evaluation and management