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American Medical Association: Updates to Coding for Evaluation and Management (E&M) Services

Posted 12/22/2020 (updated 9/2/2021)

An overview by the American Medical Association (AMA) of the changes to coding for Evaluation and Management (E&M) services:

  • American Medical Association (AMA) Overview: This overview provides a description of the changes being made and a rationale on why the changes were made to Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes as well as provides a link to an educational module that provides an overview of the new E/M code revisions and shows how it will differ from current coding requirements and terminology.
  • Revisions to the CPT E/M Office Visits: New Ways to Report Using Medical Decision Making (MDM)- Quizzes & Videos: The quizzes and videos provide the opportunity to learn from modules created by the American Medical Association on New Ways to Report Using Medical Decision Making (MDM) and take some quizzes to test your knowledge on what you have learned.
  • Update Medical Decision Making (MDM) Table: This table shows the elements of medical decision making (MDM) and takes into account the level of MDM, the number and complexity of problems addressed, the amount and/or complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed, and the risk of complications and/or morbidity or mortality of patient management.
  • E/M Office Visit Compendium 2021: eBook (Non-printable): This link provides the ability to purchase from the AMA the E/M Office Visit Compendium 2021: eBook