Cut E/M Coding Confusion to Boost Office Visit Reimbursement

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022 1:00PM ET Length: 90 Minutes Expert: Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO CEU: 1.5
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Your ability to accurately code and get paid for your E/M services is more difficult than ever. 2022 E/M updates.

Payer denials are on the rise for lack of compliance with the massive E/M coding modifications you were hit with last year. In addition to this, the 2022 CPT coding updates include more changes to how you code your office visit. Combined, this is a recipe for a revenue disaster. 2022 E/M updates.

If you code your E/M office visits too high, you’ll be targeted for an audit and can be required to pay massive violation penalties. If you code too low, you are under-charging for your services and not getting paid everything you deserve. Neither is acceptable, but there is another option available. 2022 E/M updates.

Expert coder and educator, Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, is here to help. During her upcoming 90-minute online training session on Wednesday, March 2nd at 1pm ET, Kim will explain in detail how to resolve the most common E/M coding errors, and how to quickly and easily incorporate the new 2022 CPT E/M coding changes that went into effect Jan. 1st. You’ll learn how to wade through the unwieldy language of both the new and existing E/M coding rules and more quickly and easily choose the right level E/M code that gets you paid more of what you are due.

Here is just a few of the proven, step-by-step expert E/M coding advice that you’ll receive by attending this upcoming 90-minute online training:

  • Master shared decision-making rules when a test is considered but not selected
  • Clarify lingering questions from 2021 E/M updates, including billing for nurse visits
  • Avoid over-counting data elements; know when tests may not be “unique”
  • Distinguish between illness levels to get E/M coding right the first time
  • Get credit for every test that qualifies as either “ANALYZED” or “INTERPRETED”
  • Pin down communications that count as “discussions” between physicians and others
  • Determine what counts as a major vs minor surgery (hint: global period is not always the answer)
  • Use risk of complications/morbidity, treatment, and condition to get your risk level right every time
  • Accurately report time as a key criterion for code level selection
  • Reconcile MDM elements when your EHR is calculating them differently than you
  • Identify when you can use code 99211, even though MDM elements are not in the AMA Table 2
  • Get an insider look into additional upcoming E/M code and guideline changes
  • And much more!

Who Should Attend? Regardless of your practice specialty or size, if you submit E/M claims, your coding accuracy and reimbursement will benefit from this upcoming training. The E/M services you offer are a staple of your practice. Accordingly, even slight improvements in the accuracy of these claims can have a significant improvement to the reimbursement you receive.

By attending this upcoming, online training, you’ll finally get your lingering E/M coding questions answered – in plain English. And you’ll learn how to more quickly and accurately incorporate the 2022 E/M coding changes that went into effect Jan. 1st.

This training will help you identify and resolve common E/M coding red flags and walk you through how to resolve them before they become a problem. You’ll be able to choose your E/M levels more accurately and improve your overall reimbursement for these essential services. Register today.

Access to this valuable session is limited, so don’t wait, register today.

Meet Your Expert

Kim Huey
MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCOKGG Coding and Reimbursement Consulting, LLC

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.