tci E/M Coding Alert - 2018 Issue 9
Preventive Medicine: Got Preventive Medicine Questions? We've Got Answers
Know how to document and report separately with this handy FAQ. We all know that preventive care is a critical part of primary care. Yet, even though “preventive visits and vaccinations are just a few examples of ways people can stay healthy … Americans use preventive services at about half the recommended rate” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Source: www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/toolstemplates/entertainmented/tips/PreventiveHealth.html). So, what better reason to refresh your understanding of the guidelines for reporting this valuable service. Simply study the definitive answers to these most frequently asked preventive E/M questions, and...
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