Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology has developed and will be implementing updates to our systems to help provide the tools you need to navigate the changing rules in relationship to the 2021 E/M changes effective January 1, 2021.
In order to assist your practice in adjusting to these changes, Modernizing Medicine has made a number of important updates to our suggested coding function to align with this new billing methodology. To learn more about how Modernizing Medicine is addressing these updates in our software solution:
- Click here to view the helpful video.
- Click here to read a more detailed explanation of the changes in the 4.72 release notes.
- Click here to view the webinar presented on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, hosted by our Director of Billing & Coding Compliance, Ronda Tews, and Director of Gastroenterology (Regulatory), Evelyn Lapscher.
At a high level, these updates include coding changes and modifications to the suggested coding function using criteria that allows billing by total time spent during the date of the encounter (Time) or by level of medical decision making (MDM). For more detailed information regarding these changes, click here to view information provided by the American Medical Association. We encourage you to review this information in its entirety to ensure that you understand the modifications that will become effective on January 1, 2021.