Practical Evaluation and Management Coding
11%
off

Practical Evaluation and Management Coding : A Four-Step Guide for Physicians and Coders

4 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

This guide explains the Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding process used by physicians and regulated by the American Medical Association. In four chapters, Dr. Christopher Taylor establishes a step-by-step approach to determining the correct CPT code for the most common patient encounters in the office, hospital, or nursing home. Helpful appendices provide E/M coding guide, templates, and additional information.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 127 x 175.26 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007.
  • 38 Tables, black and white; X, 126 p.
  • 1588296946
  • 9781588296948
  • 2,415,020

Back cover copy

Practical Evaluation and Management Coding: A Four-Step Guide for Physicians and Coders explains the Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding process used by physicians and regulated by the American Medical Association.. In four chapters, Dr. Christopher Taylor establishes a step-by-step approach to determining the correct CPT code for the most common patient encounters in the office, hospital, or nursing home. After Step 1, identifying the patient category, the book details the three steps that deal with the components of E/M coding, including an essential medical decision making table that contributes to simple, correct, and logical E/M coding. In this text, physicians will find a comprehensive but manageable volume in which the standards set forth by the CMS and AMA are applied usefully and logically. Practical Evaluation and Management Coding: A Four-Step Guide for Physicians and Coders will make E/M a much easier chore for doctors everywhere.show more

Review quote

From the reviews: "This 126-page book is an easy read and should be part of every practitioner's library. ... this a practical approach to coding and evaluation and management. ... Certainly, the largest benefit would be to new physicians starting a practice ... . Coders would be well advised to review this material as well. There are many pearls throughout for experienced practitioners as well. The book is not specialty specific and would be useful to all disciplines. ... I would recommend to any practicing practitioner." (Andrew London, Doody's Review Service, January, 2008)show more

Table of contents

Table of ContentsIntroductionChapter 1: Step 1 - Identify the patient categoryChapter 2: Step 2 - Use the medical decision making tableChapter 3: Step 3 - Select the appropriate level for history andexaminationChapter 4: Step 4 - Identify the correct CPT code and modifierConclusionAppendix A: E/M coding guideAppendix B: General multi-system and single organ system examinationsrecognized by CMSAppendix C: New patient consultation template - neurosurgical practiceAppendix D: New patient template - low back painAppendix E: 1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and ManagementServices (CMS)Appendix F: Other resources for coding informationAppendix G: A detailed analysis of two coding methods summarized inChapter 1Indexshow more

Review Text

From the reviews: "This 126-page book is an easy read and should be part of every practitioner's library. ... this a practical approach to coding and evaluation and management. ... Certainly, the largest benefit would be to new physicians starting a practice ... . Coders would be well advised to review this material as well. There are many pearls throughout for experienced practitioners as well. The book is not specialty specific and would be useful to all disciplines. ... I would recommend to any practicing practitioner." (Andrew London, Doody's Review Service, January, 2008)show more

Rating details

1 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 100% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X