tci E/M Coding Alert - 2015 Issue 3

You Be the Coder: Meet the Challenge of More Than One Problem Per Day

Question: I work in a practice that has multiple specialties such as orthopedic, psychiatric services, and podiatry. Some of our patients visit more than one specialist on a given day. Is there a limit to the number of times a day I can use an E/M code such as 99212? Minnesota Subscriber Answer: If the clinical scenario warrants separate reporting, there is no limit, per se, on the number of times you can report problem-oriented E/M codes, such as 99212 (Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2...

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