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CMS keeps E/M coding, documentation update on track for 2021; payments mixed

Effective Aug 13, 2020
Published Aug 17, 2020
Last Reviewed Aug 13, 2020
You won’t find any deviations or sidesteps from the planned changes coming to the E/M office visit code set (99202-99215), after CMS confirmed them in the proposed 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule. That means you can mark your calendar now: The largest overhaul to E/M coding and documentation guidelines in 25 years will go live Jan. 1, 2021.

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