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Documentation improvement: Take a team approach

Briefings on APCs, July 1, 2008

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Editor’s note: In the June Briefings on APCs, “Tune your E/M documentation to meet guidelines” discussed the OPPS final rule’s 11 guidelines and problem areas in E/M coding. The article was based on the March 18 HCPro, Inc., audioconference, “Facility E/M Update: Meet CMS’ Latest Coding and Documentation Requirements.” The following article, based on the same audioconference, discusses additional ways to improve E/M effectiveness.

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