tci ED Coding & Reimbursement Alert - 2019 Issue 3
ED Coding 101: Have You Mastered E/M Coding for the ED?
Hint: No need to stress about the ‘three-year rule.’ It’s common for coders who are trained in outpatient coding to encounter a few stumbling blocks when they first enter the ED. After all, while some of the E/M coding conventions are the same across the board, many E/M rules are different in the ED than in other settings. Check out this FAQ, in which a pair of experts address some tricky ED E/M questions. The answer can help guide coders who are new to the emergency department, and may even illuminate a few issues for ED...
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