Highmark Outpatient Evaluation and Management Provider Training - Outpatient EM 2021 Updates Enduring Material
Selecting the correct billing level for outpatient visits is essential to ensure accurate reimbursement for provider services. Recent changes in the CMS evaluation and management (E/M) guideline and leveling changes for 2021 impact office/outpatient codes. This course will review the code changes and documentation requirements under this new model to ensure correct identification of outpatient visit codes. The course will also address reporting of outpatient E/M when using Telehealth for patient encounters.
1. Review the history of Evaluation and Management (E/M) Codes
2. Discuss E/M Coding Revisions for 2021
3. Provide documentation requirements for E/M Codes for 2021
4. Discuss Telehealth as it relates to E/M Coding
This is an online educational activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and Highmark Health. Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Allegheny General Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75. AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 ANCC
- 0.75 Attendance