Author: Lori Carlin, CPC, COC, CPCO
Director – Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions

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How is Medical Necessity Factored Along with Nature of the Presenting Problem?

Do you wish CMS would streamline the Evaluation and Management (“E/M”) guidelines so that everything is black and white?  If so, you are not alone……

The E/M guidelines are just that, GUIDELINES! They serve as a resource when determining the level of care provided for visit.  However, they are not the only source to consider in leveling an E/M Current Procedural Terminology’ (“CPT”) code.

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