tci E/M Coding Alert - 2015 Issue 1

Critical Care: Don't Overlook Same-Day Critical Care and E/M

Errors in notes can cost you one service. If you’re coding for both an E/M visit and a critical care service on the same day, by the same physician, for the same patient, you’ll need to glean the medical necessity from the chart before reporting both codes. Without medical necessity, payers will deny part of your claim. Learn from the experts how to get paid for both the critical care and the E/M by working with your physician to create strong notes. Submit Same Day E/M and Critical Care There is a possibility that your physician could...

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