Medicare’s intention to audit high-level E/M coding has begun

Tue November 05, 2013

As the APA’s Office of Healthcare Systems has been telling members for some time, Medicare has stated its intension to audit high-level E/M coding. National Government Services, the Medicare Administrative Contractor for Jurisdiction K - Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Connecticut--which was performing pre-payment audits on high level evaluation and management codes for certain specialties (see below) has announced they will now include all specialties in their audits of these codes.

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