tci E/M Coding Alert - 2018 Issue 2

Coding Quiz Answers: Check Your Answers to our Admissions E/M Quiz

How do your scenario solutions compare with our experts'? Think you aced last month's quiz? Take out your answers and see if they agree with the answers provided by our two master coders. Answer 1:In this scenario, you can only bill for the hospital admission. So, you would bill 99221-99223 (Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient ...) depending on whether the medical decision making was of low, moderate, or high complexity. Why? As Chelle Johnson, CPMA, CPC, CPCO, CPPM, CEMC, AAPC Fellow, billing/credentialing/auditing/coding coordinator at County of Stanislaus Health Services Agency in...

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