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Objectives include: 1) Review best practices related to telehealth coding; 2) Identify documentation requirements for use of the telehealth codes; 3) Review of 2021 E/M Coding Changes & Medicare Telemedicine Updates, and 4) Review best practices for auditing and monitoring telemedicine coding and documentation.
With medical decision making (MDM) as the key element for the new E/M services guidelines, documenting the medical necessity is more important than ever. This session will walk through the key revisions to the E/M guidelines and discuss ways in which basic documentation principles will ensure that the medical record documentation paints a complete picture of the services rendered, and support the medical necessity of code selection for each level.
This presentation will: Provide and explain the CPT E/M office or other outpatient service revisions and when those changes will take effect Identify why CPT E/M revisions are needed and the benefits provided Describe how the foundational changes will impact your work
With the challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, hear from experts in the industry on how they managed through the challenges within revenue cycle and health information management functions to maintain and improve, outcomes, and financial performance.
By attending this highly informative and thought-provoking session, participants will gain the practical mindset to recognize the strategies and tactics necessary to begin playing the same “game” and with the same rules being used by the payers, better insuring the survival of their facilities, their jobs, and sometimes even the lives of their patients.