APA has updated the following resources to help members with the 2021 updates to documentation and billing for outpatient E/M services. Changes include updates to the Medical Decision Making Table and introduction of a second prolonged services code for use with Medicare patients.
Quick Guide to 2021 Office/Outpatient E/M Services (99202-99215) Coding Changes - Updated 12/21/2020
Recorded webinar: Update on 2021 Changes to Billing and Documentation for Outpatient E/M Services
Nov. 17, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET
This webinar highlighted the changes to billing and documentation for office/outpatient E/M services that will take effect on January 1, 2021, including how to select the appropriate CPT code based on medical decision making or time, a review of the necessary documentation, and a Q&A portion with APA's CPT coding and documentation experts.
Update on 2021 Changes to Billing and Documentation for Outpatient E/M Services Power Point - Updated 12/8/2020