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Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #12
Replies: 6
Views: 576

Re: CHALLENGE #12

Happy Friday Everyone! Here's the answer with Rationale and SIte and Souce. Check out Challenge question #13 here: http://forum.namas.co/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2678 Answers: 1. B 2. A 3. C Rationale: Paragraph 15 – The 2021 E/M guidelines for office visits moves us back toward the intent of MDM in the...
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Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #13
Replies: 5
Views: 149

CHALLENGE #13

Here is this week's challenge. Click "Post Reply" to submit your answer. Each answer will be entered into our monthly drawing for a $10 gift card. We'll post answers and Rational in this thread next Friday. Have fun & good luck! Mr. Smith presents today with complaints of severe pain in the left kne...
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Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: NAMAS Webinar Q&A: Medical Necessity: The Overarching Factor, 08/04/2020
Replies: 0
Views: 54

NAMAS Webinar Q&A: Medical Necessity: The Overarching Factor, 08/04/2020

Below are the questions received during our recent webinar, Medical Necessity: The Overarching Factor, originally presented on August 4, 2020. These questions have been answered by the webinar presenter, Shannon O. DeConda, CPC, CEMC, CEMA, CPMA, CRTT NOTE: During the training, Shannon referenced E&...
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #11
Replies: 9
Views: 935

Re: CHALLENGE #11

Below is the Rationale and Site & Source for last week’s challenge: Answer: D - The time documented for the visit is 2 hours (120 minutes). Using the new definition of time and the parenthetical note for 99205, time in excess of 75 minutes should be reported with the new prolonged services add-on co...
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Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #12
Replies: 6
Views: 576

CHALLENGE #12

Here is this week's challenge. Click " Post Reply " to submit your answer. Each answer will be entered into our monthly drawing for a $10 gift card. We'll post answers and Rational in this thread next Friday. Have fun & good luck! Match the following descriptions of MDM to the appropriate source. A....
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Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #10
Replies: 14
Views: 1431

Re: CHALLENGE #10

Happy Friday everyone! Here is Rationale for last week's Challenge question: Rationale: B. The concept of giving diagnosis points for a new problem with additional workup does not exist in the 2021 E&M Guidelines for Office visits. Refer to paragraph 17 and the new MDM table (https://namas.co/wp-con...
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Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #11
Replies: 9
Views: 935

CHALLENGE #11

Here is this week's challenge. The 2021 AMA E&M Guidelines can be found at https://namas.co/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-ama-guidelines-revised.pdf and the 2021 MDM Table here: https://namas.co/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2021-mdm-per-ama.pdf. Click " Post Reply " to submit your answer. Each answe...
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Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #9
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Re: CHALLENGE #9

Here's your answer key for last week's Challenge!

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You can find this week's question at viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2674
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Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: 2021 E/M Changes Forum
Topic: CHALLENGE #10
Replies: 14
Views: 1431

CHALLENGE #10

Here is this week's challenge. Click " Post Reply " to submit your answer. Each answer will be entered into our monthly drawing for a $10 gift card. We'll post answers in this thread next Friday. Have fun & good luck! Mr. Smith presents today with complaints of severe pain in the left knee that bega...
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Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Medical Auditing Forum
Topic: NAMAS Webinar Q&A: One Touch ED Auditing: Pro Fee & Facility Auditing 07/07/20
Replies: 0
Views: 265

NAMAS Webinar Q&A: One Touch ED Auditing: Pro Fee & Facility Auditing 07/07/20

Below are the questions received during our recent webinar, One Touch ED Auditing: Pro Fee & Facility Auditing, originally presented on July 7, 2020. These questions have been answered by the webinar presenter, Stephanie Allard, CPC, CEMA, RHIT. Question 1: For professional coding in the ED, how wou...