E/M Code Check Basic Overview

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E/M Code Check Basic is a free medical coding application for the iPhone, iPad, and Android phones.

E/M Code Check is a physician created medical documentation and coding application. Documentation requirements are presented in a clear, concise format. In just 3 easy steps you can find all the information you need to document a patient encounter!

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E/M Code Check Basic Overview

  1. 1. E/M Code Check Basic<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  2. 2. What are E/M Services?<br />Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services <br />Are non-surgical medical services<br />Clinic visits<br />Consultations<br />Hospital admissions<br />E/M services are ranked bylevels<br />Higher service levels qualify for higher reimbursement<br />Bills for E/M services must specify<br />The type of service provided<br />The level of service provided<br />
  3. 3. Determining the service is easy…<br />What service you have provided is usually very clear…<br />New Clinic Patient Visit<br />Established Clinic Patient Visit<br />Initial Inpatient Evaluation<br />Subsequent Inpatient Evaluation<br />Consultation<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  4. 4. Determining the level of service is the hard part!<br />1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services<br />56 page rulebook published by Medicare<br />Spells out the basics for determining the level of service<br />Many physicians find these rules to be confusing and difficult to apply in clinical practice<br />For example, a review of 4,137 outpatient visits showed<br />Inappropriate levels of service billed for 40% of visits<br />Arch Fam Med. 2000;9:68-71<br />
  5. 5. So that is why we made this app!<br />E/M Code Check Basic<br />Quickly reconcile your documentation with the coding level you submit<br />Free<br />Available for iPhone, iPad, and Android<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  6. 6. What E/M Services are included?<br />Inpatient<br />Initial Evaluation (H&P)<br />Observation services<br />Consults<br />Follow up<br />Outpatient<br />New Patient<br />Established Patient<br />Consults<br />
  7. 7. What other services are included?<br />Inpatient<br />Critical Care<br />Discharge Services<br />Prolonged Services<br />Outpatient<br />Prolonged Services<br />No other coding app includes these services.<br />
  8. 8. How do I use E/M Code Check?<br />Click the E/M Code Check icon on your app launcher<br />The launcher may look different on some Android phones, but the E/M Code Check icon will be the same<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  9. 9. Select the service provided…<br />Select the service you provided from the list<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  10. 10. Selecting a level of service…<br />Select a level of service to review the documentation requirements<br />Compare work RVUs for the levels of service<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  11. 11. Review the documentation requirements…<br />See if your note fits the requirements for this level of service<br />Click on the elements for a more detailed information if desired<br />If it does, you can bill this level of service with confidence!<br />
  12. 12. That is all you need to do!<br />Start E/M Code Check<br />Select the type of service<br />Reconcile the level of service<br />Bill with confidence<br />Get paid for the work you do!<br />e-MedTools.com<br />
  13. 13. Where to get E/M Code Check<br />iPhone & iPad<br />iTunes App Store<br />Android Phones<br />Android Marketplace<br />e-MedTools.com<br />

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