E/M Coding: What Was Done In The Office

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E/M codes tell what was done in the office. Everything that the doctor or physician has done is documented, and coded. If a certain thing was not done then it should not be coded, and charged for that is considered fraud. Also everything that is done in the office must be documented, and coded using the E/M codes. If the E/M coding was done incorrectly the person would get in trouble for fraud, and not only that the office would have a bad reputation, and other insurance companies wouldn 't probably want to go through that office anymore. It is important that the E/M codes are done correctly, because if not it could cause a lot of trouble. RE: UNIT7 8/6/2015 1:16:10 PM I agree, E/M coding is the process of which physician and patient encounters.

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