CMS Panel Discussion on Revisions to E/M Documentation Guidelines

Angie SzumlinskiNews

Last year, CMS announced its intention to undertake a multi-year effort—with the input of providers and other stakeholders—to revise the current E/M documentation guidelines. This video features a panel discussion talking about the revisions.

CMS Panel Discussion on E/M Coding Reform

Many stakeholders maintain that current CMS evaluation and management documentation guidelines are outdated, complex, ambiguous, and that they fail to distinguish meaningful differences among code levels. CMS has acknowledged that the current guidelines create an administrative burden and increased audit risk for some providers.