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On Demand: Office E/M Coding for Surgeons

Recorded On: 02/10/2022


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Office E/M Coding for Surgeons

Please note: CEUs for Office E/M Coding for Surgeons expire on 3/31/2023

Please note: CMEs for Office E/M Coding for Surgeons expire on 2/25/2023

Total Runtime: 90 minutes 

Please note: CEUs for Office E/M Coding for Surgeons expire on 3/31/2023

Please note: CMEs for Office E/M Coding for Surgeons expire on 2/25/2023

One year later we look at the problems and solutions in re-configured outpatient E/M codes.

This 90-minute virtual course analyzes the CPT E/M guidelines that apply to office new and established patient visits, presenting them in a distilled, understandable way. We’ll break down and explain the restructured elements of Medical Decision Making and Time and demonstrate how they are applied using example scenarios.

Learning Objectives
  • • Identify the three elements of Medical Decision Making for Office and Other outpatient visit
  • Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes.
  • • Describe when time can be used for code level selection
  • • Differentiate between types of problems addressed
  • • Understand how data reviewed and analyzed is counted
  • • Distinguish level of risk as it relates to code level selection

Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC

Consultant and Speaker

Betsy Nicoletti simplifies complex coding for physicians and their staff, allowing medical practices to get paid for the services performed.

Betsy is the founder of CodingIntel.com, a community web site devoted to physician reimbursement. She is also the author of The Field Guide to Physician Coding 3rd Edition and Auditing Physician Services 2nd Edition. She developed The Accurate Coding System™ to help doctors get paid for the work they do. As a certified professional coder, Betsy simplifies complex coding rules for practitioners and engages physicians and coders. She audits records for compliance and to identify lost revenue due to coding.

Find out more about Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ -- Expire on 2/25/2023

The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1 credit meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

AAPC CEUs -- Expire on 3/31/2023

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CEMC, CPMA and CGSC after successful completion of a Post-Test for continuing education units.


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  7. Repeat this for each additional attendee.
  8. Proceed, filling out the additional information for each attendee and completing payment.

If you have any issues with completing your registration please email us at education@karenzupko.com or call 312 642-8310 

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Office E/M Coding for Surgeons Video Modules
Module 1 - Categories of E/M: Outpatient and Inpatient
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Module 2 - Element 1- Number and Complexity of Problems Addressed
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Open to view video.
Module 3 - Element 2- Data to be Reviewed and Analyzed
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Open to view video.
Module 4 - Element 3 Risk of Complications and/or Morbidity or Mortality of Patient Management
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Open to view video.
KZA Course Evaluation: Office E/M Coding for Surgeons
8 Questions
8 Questions Survey contains 19 questions
Surgeons click here for CME credit
ACS Evaluation: Required for CME Credit
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Select the "Complete Evaluation" button to begin.
ACS Post-Test: Required for Self-Assessment Credit (must also complete ACS Evaluation)
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Select the "Complete Post-Test" button to begin.
Coders click here for CEU credits
Office E/M Coding for Surgeons CEU Test (For Coders)
15 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  11/15 points to pass
15 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  11/15 points to pass
CEU Certificate
1.50 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available