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Medicare adopts CPT E/M changes for 2021
New guidelines for MDM.
Medicare rescinding the plan for bundled payment for three levels of codes
Superior Health Plan
Health Alert: Severe Lung Disease Among Persons Who Report Vaping
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is investigating suspected cases of pulmonary disease among individuals who report vaping. Similar cases have occurred in multiple other states, some resulting in hospitalization. All suspect cases reported vaping with products including nicotine and/or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Evaluation for infectious diseases was negative in all patients.
Karen Zupko & Associates
Five Tips to Ensure your E/M documentation will pass an audit
Documentation in every setting begins and ends with the physician/advanced practitioner. It is not the quantity but the quality of the documentation that counts. Documentation is supported in the detail
Ten new HCPCS Level II codes for drugs and biologicalas will be payable for Medicare on or after July 1, 2019.
American Medical Association has now weighed in on Evaluation and Management requirment modifications that will affect all payers in 2021.