You’ve been hit with a whole new crop of E/M guideline changes, and you MUST correctly implement them. The consequences if you don’t? A stack of denied E/M claims and thousands in lost reimbursement.
The E/M coding changes for 2023 require you to modify how you code for a variety of services, including descriptor changes related to new and established patients and initial and subsequent visits. Code additions and deletions for: inpatient visits, observation care, ED services, prolonged services, nursing facility evaluations, consultations, etc. Mastering the new E/M coding changes is the only way you can ensure your revenue continues to flow.
Your providers and staff are depending on you to correctly implement these mandated E/M coding rules to ensure you capture every single dollar your practice is entitled to. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone. Medical coding and billing expert Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO can help.
During Kim’s upcoming online training on Tuesday, January 24th at 1 pm ET, she will walk you through EXACTLY how you can ethically and optimally apply the 2023 E/M changes to ensure your claims continue to get paid. This expert-led training will provide you with step-by-step advice so you can more completely code, bill, and document your E/M visits to ensure you can claim every dollar you deserve for these essential services.
Here are just a few of the 2023 E/M coding changes you’ll master during this 90-minute online training:
- Decipher code descriptor changes for initial and subsequent services
- Accurately report prolonged services despite the deletion of 99354-99357
- Pinpoint how to code observation since the observation codes (99217-99226) are being deleted
- Analyze your options for consult coding now that 99242-99245 are being overhauled
- Effectively report ED codes using only medical decision-making as your guide
- Capture reimbursement for consults in light of CPT’s deletion of 99241 and 99251
- Accurately append modifiers to denote who performs nursing facility services
- Evaluate your rest home coding options now that 99343 will be deleted
- Capture additional revenue by understanding which ED patients qualify as high-risk for complications
- Proven strategies help you keep track of multiple coding guidelines for E/M services
- And much more!
It is imperative that you master not only the new and deleted E/M code changes for 2023, but that you can interpret all code descriptor changes correctly as well. This training will make sure you have everything you need to get it right.
Register for this can’t-miss online training session today to help your providers document correctly and help your claims get coding with the right service level so you can keep reimbursement flowing. Hurry! Don’t wait. Sign up today.
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.