Part 1: 2021 E/M Changes with Auditing (Putting the Fun in E/M Fundamentals)
2020 Evaluation and Management Symposium: Virtual Conference
Presented Tuesday, September 22, 2020
CEUs: People who attend Parts 1 and 2, and answer a 10 question quiz will also receive 3 AAPC CEUs.
Part One of this two-part session explores the fundamental rules of Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding for the benefit of novice and experienced coders alike. Improve your understanding and scoring of the E/M components based on History, Exam, Medical Decision Making (MDM) and Time. This highly interactive session will introduce the 2021 guideline changes for office visits and prolonged services, review code selections based upon the new MDM and Time definitions, and clarify which E/M services remain unaffected by the changes.
Camille “Mrs. J” Jackson, is one of the founders and curriculum director for Absolute Medical Coding Institute (AMCI). Mrs. J has authored three exam preparation manuals published annually since 2016 called the Test Taking Techniques™, she has developed innovative learning curriculum and techniques to enable all levels (novice to professional), and types of learners (visual, auditory, and tactile) to pass medical certification exams. Mrs. J has a knack for training anyone who has a desire to learn to pass the rigorous Certified Professional Coder exam (CPC®) through AAPC, and the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) exam through AHIMA.
Tracy Crane is the assistant curriculum director at Absolute Medical Coding Institute (AMCI). She is also a Medical Coding Instructor and has taught at AMCI since 2016. During her time at AMCI, Tracy has co-authored three exam preparation manuals called the Test Taking Techniques™. Tracy has also assisted in developing innovative learning curricula and techniques to enable all levels and types of learners from visual to auditory, to tactile. Her primary goal is to assist individuals in passing medical certification exams. Her passion is sharing her unique teaching style that implements AMCI's teaching methods. These methods help students grasp medical coding concepts as well as equip them with tools to pass AAPC's Certified Professional Coder exam (CPC®) and AHIMA's Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) exam.