2021 E/M Office or Other Outpatient Services Changes

Pricing

ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $75.00

Course Description

Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has moved its “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative forward. Part of that process involved a revision in the documentation requirement to support the use of CPT Evaluation and Management (E/M) Codes. This webinar, presented by Nathan Kennedy from National Government Services, will provide an important update on required documentation and guidance on the use of the revised code set.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  1. List changes to E/M for 2021.
  2. Describe how to select an E/M code.
  3. Discuss how to determine what qualifies as “Prolonged Care.”
  4. Describe how to bill for Prolonged Care.

Target Audience

ISMS members and their staffs

Disclosure

There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.

CME information

ISMS logoThe Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.

Additional information

Estimated time for completion: 
1 hour
Disclaimer: 

The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and healthcare providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit
Course opens: 
01/26/2021
Course expires: 
01/26/2024
Cost:
$75.00
Rating: 
0

Nathan L. Kennedy, Jr.

Nathan L. Kennedy, Jr., CPC, CHC, CPPM, CPC-I, CPB, CPMA

Nathan L. Kennedy, Jr., CPC, CHC, CPPM, CPC-I, CPB, CPMA, has worked with National Government Services for nearly 30 years obtaining a broad knowledge base of the entire Medicare Part B program.

 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit

Price

Cost:
$75.00
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