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Mastering E/M Coding

Documentation deficiencies and improper level of service selection are a tremendous liability.

4 Reasons to Attend

  1. Don't let provider documentation errors slip by. Problems could result in huge fines.
  2. Learn an internal chart documentation training system designed to help staff proactively identify and correct potential problems on an ongoing basis.
  3. Review billing practices to reduce liabilities for incorrect claims.
  4. Receive a comprehensive explanation of documentation guidelines and principles of accurate, adequate and clinically useful information.

Are you confident that your provider documentation and E/M codes meet the guidelines for accurate reimbursement?

E/M lays the groundwork for the reimbursement process. It is also a well-known audit trigger. This class will provide the knowledge and tools you need to internally monitor billing compliance. Participants will receive EM coding grids to aid in accurate level-of-service selection.

Class Highlights:

  • Relate accurate code selection to proper reimbursement
  • Review sample chart notes
  • Step-by-step explanation of documentation guidelines
  • Select proper E/M code for location and type of service provided to the patient
  • Look at appropriate codes for work performed by ancillary providers
  • Instruction of diagnosis codes indicating level of necessity
  • E/M coding grids to aid in accurate level of service selection
  • Documentation necessary in the medical record
  • How documentation is used to record the complexity of medical decision making
  • The role of history and exam in medical decision-making
  • Review examples of chart notes to identify potential problem areas

Who Should Attend

Providers and coding/billing professionals are encouraged to attend.


This content covered in this course assumes a basic to intermediate understanding of E/M coding and documentation.

What to Bring

A course manual will be provided. A current-year CPT® manual is optional.

Mastering E/M Coding

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Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

PMI CEU APPROVED Earn 3 PMI CEUs for attendance at this program. Practice Management Institute grants CEUs for its certified professionals based on total number of instructional hours (1 CEU per hour of classroom instruction). CEUs may be applied to annual recertification requirements, as directed in the certification renewal requirements for your credential(s).

If you are seeking CEU credits for other certifications or organizations, please contact your organization for pre-approval and credit guidelines. A certificate of attendance will be provided.

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