ENT

FRIDAY AM

Ignite Your E/M Coding

Agenda

*agenda subject to change

7:15AM - 8:00AM

Check-in and Breakfast (provided)

8:00AM - 9:30AM

Evaluation and Management Coding and Documentation 

  • Overview of E/M Codes
  • Categories of E/M Codes
    • When to report an outpatient/office consultation code (9924x)
    • New patient (9920x)
    • Established patient (9921x)
    • Emergency department (9928x)
    • Inpatient consultation (9925x)
    • Initial hospital care (9922x)
    • Subsequent hospital care (9923x)
    • Discharge (99238, 99239)
    • Observation services (99217, 99218-99220, 99224-99226, 99234-99236)
  • Levels of E/M Codes
    • History
    • Examination
    • Medical decision making
  • Category + Level = E/M Code
  • Using Time to Select a Code

9:30AM - 10:00AM

E/M Modifiers

  • Modifiers 24
  • Modifier 25
    • E/M and Procedure on the Same Day
    • Removal of impacted cerumen (Note: cerumen removal will NOT be discussed during the Saturday course)
    • Diagnostic Endoscopies: Nasal Endoscopy, Flexible Laryngoscopy, Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Modifier 57

10:00AM - 10:15AM

Break

10:15AM - 10:30AM

Other E/M Codes

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Prolonged Services
  • Telephone Calls
  • Team Conferences
  • Chronic Care Management

10:30AM - 11:15AM

2021 E/M Code Changes – Get Ready Now! NEW!

11:15AM - 12:00PM

Medicare: Non-Physician Practitioner Billing Guidelines

12:00PM

Adjourn

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