The office visit coding rules you’ve used for the last 20 years will change on Jan. 1st – your reimbursement for these essential services is at significant risk.
Your failure to accurately adopt the new Evaluation and Management (E/M) office visit coding rules for 99201-99215 by the deadline will cause your payments for these services to come to a grinding halt.
IMPORTANT: The new E/M code selection requirements make it possible for you to get paid for all the time (or medical decision making) you spend on a visit. But you have to know how to correctly incorporate these code changes to take advantage of this benefit.
Your physicians and staff are depending on you to master these new E/M coding rules to ensure you capture every single dollar you are entitled to. Fortunately, you don’t have to do this alone. This is where nationally recognized coding and training expert, Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, can help.
During her online training Kim will walk you through EXACTLY how you can ethically and optimally apply every 2021 office visit code change by the January 1st deadline.2021 EM Coding Changes.
This expert-led training will provide you with step-by-step advice so you can more completely code, bill and document your patient office visits to ensure you can claim every dollar you deserve for these essential services.
Here are just a few of the 2021 E/M coding changes tactics you’ll learn by attending this 60-minute online training:
- Make the right choice between total time vs medical decision-making to get paid more
- Pinpoint the exact exam elements you need to support each office visit code (CPT codes 99201-99215)
- Avoid missing out on new patient revenue from CPT deleted code 99201
- Increase pay, identify how much time CPT and CMS require for each office visit code
- Effective ways to track minutes of every billable office visit activity you perform
- Finally get paid for the extended time you spend with patients using new prolonged service code
- Capture new revenue when health hazards (e.g., 4, inadequate food) factor into medical decision-making
- Add reimbursement for communication with family and other providers
- Increase pay $31 when CBC or homelessness support 99214 over 99213 for strep
- Give increased credit for multiple tests or notes reviews using new data rules
- Be ready to determine new table of risk guidelines to support your level of service
- Simple tool prepares your practice step-by-step, so you capture allowed higher paying visits
- And much more!
If you see patients in an outpatient hospital or your office, regardless of your specialty or size, this coding rule applies to you.
Calculating time when choosing your office visit codes can help you get paid more if your service documentation meets the right guidelines. After attending this upcoming expert-led online training, you’ll know exactly when to select 99201-99215 based on time, so your practice leaves no dollar unturned.
Sign up for this must-see online training session today to help your physicians document correctly to benefit from these new coding changes.
You’ll also learn how to code and bill every payable minute and prognosis so you can increase your reimbursements and get paid more of what you deserve for the services you provide. You need this valuable information now to have time to set your practice up for success before 2021 starts.
Don’t wait. Sign up today. 2021 EM Coding Changes.
Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians. Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine.
She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association.
Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant and a Certified Healthcare Audit Professional. Kim is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has recently earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law.
For over twenty-five years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference for numerous organizations.
The webinar was excellent; probably one of the best I have ever listened to. I know it took a lot of hard work and research, and I appreciate how easy your presentation was to understand and follow.
Excellent!! Another awesome job explaining the changes and keeping the listener engaged. I could listen to Kim all day long!
Kim was very educated in the subject and presented it well.
This was an excellent presentation. I always enjoy the extra tid bits Kim throws into her presentations, very informative speaker!
Timely and the Speaker was well informed.