Evaluation and Management Coding Advisor-2019

Item No: EMCA19
ISBN: 978-1-62254-463-9
Availability: Feb-2019
Manufacturer: Optum360

Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding is notoriously difficult because coders have trouble selecting the correct code from among a range of seemingly appropriate choices.

Consequently, providers make more mistakes with E/M coding than coding for any other item or service. This new resource offers detailed and advanced guidance on selecting the appropriate E/M codes, with helpful resources designed for difficult E/M coding situations.

Key Features and Benefits  

  • Compliance guidance, checklist, and worksheets help avoid costly revenue take-backs.
  • ICD-10-CM code assignment hinges on the quality and detail of E/M encounter data.Get appropriate ICD-10-CM coding assignments with improved E/Mcoding process. Minimize physician queries and prevent delays in claims processing pending information and stop outright claims denials.
  • Includes clinical case studies. Train coders and clinicians using real-life scenarios.
  • Telemedicine services. Understand how E/M services are reported.
  • Chapter addressing HCPCS codes. HCPCS types of services now in one chapter.
  • Covers every E/M service. Review of the E/M rules and protocols.
  • Helpful advice designed for difficult E/M coding situations. Well-patient exams, H1N1 flu, and other common, but problematic coding scenarios are explained.
  • Includes Knowledge Assessments. With answers and rationale, get instant feedback on knowledge retention
  • Targeted areas. Review what auditors are targeting, such as critical care.

Documentation guidance. Review key factors for proper E/M code selection, plus advice to help clinicians make an objective review of subjective information

Year 2019
Category Coders’ Desk Reference