This updated eLearning course examines the process for selecting problem-oriented and preventive medicine evaluation and management (E/M) codes based on guidance that went into effect January 1, 2021. The course explains how to select the appropriate code for problem-oriented E/M visits using two methods for selecting E/M codes: medical decision making (MDM) and total time. The course provides a framework for capturing all the elements of a visit with the appropriate codes.
Demonstrate how to code problem-oriented and preventive medicine E/M visits to ensure appropriate reimbursement for services
Determine E/M codes using updated time and MDM rules
Utilize a coding framework to guide the selection of codes that represent all services provided during the visit
Time: 1 hour
Continuing Education: 1.0 contact hour
There is no fee for a Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) certificate upon successful completion of this activity.
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an Accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity has been approved for a total of 1 contact hours. Activity #RHNTC8.
In order to receive the full credit, participants must complete an evaluation and complete the entire eLearning course. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Last Review: March 1, 2021 Date of Expiration: February 28, 2023
Certificate of Completion: Yes
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Coding in the Reproductive Health Care Environment: The Fundamentals of Coding eLearning (Module 1)