E/M Coding: Evaluation and Management Coding for Professional Fee Services
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E/M Coding: Evaluation and Management Coding for Professional Fee Services
Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA
This accelerated course is designed to help you to meet the challenge of assigning Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes quickly and accurately for professional and facility billing. Begin with the basics and learn code assignment step-by-step in just six lessons. Very little coding knowledge is required, just a working knowledge of medical terminology.
The 2021 version of this course is slated for a January release. Join our waitlist to be notified when it is available.
Included in eLearning Library.Price per person. Group rates available.
This accelerated course is designed to help you to meet the challenge of assigning Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes quickly and accurately for professional and facility billing. Very little coding knowledge is required, just a working knowledge of medical terminology.
Begin with the basics and learn code assignment step-by-step in just six lessons:
Introduction to E/M Coding, the history of the system and the basics
The History Component
The Examination Component
The Medical Decision Making Component
How to use the key components in selecting E/M codes, along with time-based code assignment
Additional E/M Code Concepts including prolonged care, chronic care coordination, transitional care management, preventative medicine, and split/shared visits
Students who take E/M Coding: Evaluation and Management Coding for Professional Fee Services will:
Understand the 1995 and 1997 E/M documentation guidelines.
Learn to select the correct level of code based on the provider work performed.
Maximize accuracy and save time by streamlining the documentation process.
Ensure compliance with E/M guidelines for all patient encounters.
Prevent systematic under-coding or over-coding of services.
Ensure accurate coding leading to correct reimbursement.
Who should take this course? E/M Coding: Evaluation and Management Coding for Professional Fee Services assumes very little coding knowledge and requires only knowledge of medical terminology. The course is appropriate for:
Physicians and physician office staff including billers, coders, practice managers, and medical assistants. Learn to accurately assign E/M levels for professional billing. Office staff will develop new coding skills and competencies invaluable to the practice.
Hospital outpatient coders who assign both facility and professional fee codes for the same service. Learn how to assign an E/M level based on professional fee documentation guidelines.
Coders responsible for assigning professional fee codes for Outpatient and Emergency Department services
Also valuable for coders who assign professional fee codes for Hospitalists
Compliance professionals who need to validate the selection of E/M codes by coding staff or physicians. Gain an invaluable management perspective critical to your organization’s success.
The level of effort to complete this course, start to finish, is equivalent to 6 CEUs and should take you approximately 6-18 hours to complete. Remember: You have access to the course materials for the full 16-week enrollment period and we encourage you to re-review any materials that are helpful to you.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of the course work, student will be able to download a Libman Education Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion will list the course as awarding 6 CEUs.
This course has been/will be submitted for prior approval by AHIMA. Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
AAPC: 6 CEUs
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
WebinarPlus™ multimedia and interactive online course promotes engagement with challenging materials while offering independent self-study.
Knowledge checks and/or final assessment ensure mastery of material.
Online Flexibility! Materials available 24/7. Work at your own pace — save time and travel costs.
Earn Libman Education Certificate of Completion and CEUs.
To receive CEU credit, students must achieve a passing rate on the course assessment(s).
Course is self-paced. For planning purposes, assume 1-3 hours required for each CEU.
Unlimited course access during enrollment period. For courses offering greater than one CEU, enrollment period is 16 weeks. For courses offering one or fewer CEUs, enrollment period is 4 weeks. Courses purchased as a bundle or package may have a longer enrollment period.
Lynn Kuehn is president of Kuehn Consulting, LLC, and a nationally recognized authority on ICD-10-PCS coding.
Lynn was elected to the AHIMA Board of Directors, served as faculty for the original ICD-10 “Train-the-Trainers” program, and authored or co-authored several of AHIMA’s most popular books including ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach, recognized as the “go-to” resource for learning and mastering ICD-10-PCS.
As a Subject Matter Expert with Libman Education, Lynn’s unique and engaging teaching methods as well as her leadership on the importance of accuracy and efficiency in coding is recognized by clients and students throughout the country.
“Lynn Kuehn, in my mind, is the Queen of Coding Education. She has the ability to take a difficult, confusing subject and make it very easily understood.” — Charlotte Bumgarner
“Lynn is an inspirational teacher. She ignites a passion for coding within you!” — Kristen T
“Lynn, your explanations are clear, concise and to the point. Recommend it to any and all. It is a confidence booster!” — Leslie C
“I consistently learn from Lynn Kuehn. Thank you!”
“Lynn: I look for everything you have on the internet. You have a wonderful concise way of presenting material that is so easy to understand. All of us learn differently and your slides help us ‘Visual learners.’ keep up the great work. I will be ordering your flash cards! Many thanks.”
“Any of Libman Education’s courses are worth time and cost. Always walk away with a useable, clarity or reinforcement of subject matter.”
“I just wanted to let you know that the articles written by Lynn are a great help. I read them all the time and learn something new each time. Please let her know what a fine job she does.” — Kira G., RHIT, IP Coder III
“Lynn always has a way of getting the information across in a simple, understandable way!” — Janice N.
This set of nine 5×7, laminated, double-sided ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flash Cards, designed by nationally recognized ICD-10 expert Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P, prepares you to select the appropriate root operation with confidence.
The ICD-10-PCS Approach Decision Tree, developed by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS expert, Lynn Kuehn, is a two-sided, laminated flashcard providing both the approach decision tree plus definitions of the seven different approaches in a handy, easy-to-use format.
Listen as Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, introduces her Evaluation and Management (E/M) Coding for Professional Fee Services course, describing benefits and features specific to your profession.
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Understand the use of the hierarchy of Injections and Infusions (I&I) to determine coding of initial, subsequent, sequential, and concurrent.
Grasp the concepts that govern how to properly code the administration of chemotherapy, non-chemotherapy agents, and hydration.
Accurately capture I&I services provided in Oncology Units, Infusion Units, and Emergency Rooms.
Improve the accuracy and quality of I&I coding to ensure proper reimbursement and less frequent denials.
Injection and Infusion Coding for Facilities is an online, multi-media, interactive course structured to maximize the learning process
Uniquely and interactively explains the hierarchy involved in I&I coding for the facility
Gives in-depth instruction in the definitions that pertain to I&I and how to apply them
Includes many examples and a post-test with rationale to help the learner have full confidence to begin applying the knowledge gained