Is it a body area? Is it an organ system? Does it matter? While the 1997 CMS Evaluation and Management Guidelines may be clear cut – you use the 1995 guidelines. And sometimes, determining the level of E/M examination can be a bit tricky because of the lack of clear-cut guidelines. That's where Colleen Wade, CPC, CPC-H, CEMC, CPC-I, PCS can help you. During this 1-hour audio event Colleen will break down the "4x4" rule for you. The 4x4 rule not only is a defined measure for E/M documentation, it can also help to clarify a Detailed Examination.
This E/M coding session covers:
Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.
Who should attend? Coders, Auditors, Physicians, Non-Physician Practitioners, Compliance Personnel.
Your registration includes:
- John E. Steiner, Jr., Esq., CHC
- Gail Madison-Brown,
- Darlene Boschert, RHIA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I
- Thomas Force,
- Wayne J. Miller, Esq.
- Maryann C. Palmeter, CPC, CENTC
Colleen has been in healthcare for 14 years. She has worked in a variety of positions and settings giving her a broad knowledge base. She has been working as a Coding and Billing Auditor doing compliance audits and conducting Provider and Staff Education.
Colleen has previously worked as a Provider and Clinical Documentation Educator, in Accounts Receivable, as a Front Desk person, a Medical Assistant, a Laboratory Nursing... More Info
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