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Help your staff connect E/M visits in the nursing facility and home with the correct place of service (POS) code with an E/M-family-to-POS crosswalk.
An orthopedic surgeon had to pay back millions and was sentenced to years in prison in a case involving compounded drugs – a recurrent theme in recent DOJ health care prosecutions.
Make sure billers, coders, clinicians and compliance staff understand that the substantive portion rule does not apply to CPT split/shared coding guidelines.
 
Start your look-ahead to CY 2023: Payment cuts are coming, significant changes to E/M services are finalized and key reporting revisions are hitting telehealth and audio-only services, according to the final 2023 Medicare physician fee schedule released today.
 
Proposed payment cuts that drew vocal criticism from physician advocacy groups will move forward as planned, as CMS announced a 4.5% reduction to the CY 2023 Medicare Part B conversion factor (CF), effective Jan. 1.
 
Practices can expect nearly 400 code changes in their 2023 CPT manuals, including 224 new codes, 93 revised and 74 deleted codes.
 
The highly anticipated update to the E/M guidelines and facility-based codes, home visits, consults and prolonged services accounts for one new code, 49 code revisions and 25 deletions. The AMA previously announced a major portion of the E/M coding and documentation changes in July. Now that the rest of the 2023 updates are public, take note of numerous other changes scattered throughout the 2023 manual ... 
 
 

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