Stop Downcoding E/M Visits, and Add Minimum of $56 to Your Bottom Line

February 2012
Internal Medicine Coding Alert;Feb2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12
The article highlights the need for physicians to stop downcoding evaluation/management (E/M) visits to avoid losing huge amount of revenue in the U.S. It outlines the reasons to always file a claim based on physician's documentation while emphasizing the importance to choose accurate codes. It also claims that undercoding Medicare or Medicaid claims entails compliance implications.


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