Health Information Management

Pay-Per-View: New E/M guidance won’t ruffle feathers

APCs Insider, September 14, 2007

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According to the 2008 OPPS proposed rule, hospitals across the country have proven themselves more than capable of creating and using their own internally developed E/M guidelines. In fact, the results of a recent study of facility E/M coding have been so positive that CMS has once again postponed national guidelines. Instead, it provided new guidance to help hospitals continue to report their E/M visits using their own internally constructed guidelines.

Click here to read more about the new E/M guidance. Briefings on APCs subscribers have free access to this article in the October issue via their online subscriptions.

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