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Evaluation & Management Center - Jurisdiction H

The Evaluation and Management (E/M) Center provides an array of educational resources to assist you in coding E/M services. If you are new to E/M coding, please take time to review our E/M Coding Introduction.

Patients Over Paperwork

Patients over Paperwork is an initiative focused on reducing administrative burden while improving care coordination, health outcomes and patients’ ability to make decisions about their own care. Details are available through the CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule presentation and Patients Over Paperwork webpage.

Interactive Tools & Printable E/M, Specialty Score Sheets

Score your medical records with these powerful tools:

Fact Sheets

Coding Instructions

CMS educational resources to guide and educate on the E/M process:

Medicare Learning Network Matters Articles

Novitas educational resources to guide and educate on the E/M process:

Critical Care Services (99291-99292)
Additional service-specific coding instructions (Inpatient Dialysis, Initial E/M, Documentation Guidelines for E/M, Billing Medically Necessary Visit on same day as preventive medicine.

E/M and Specialty Score Sheets

These powerful tools help you "score" your medical records!

Contractor Decisions/Guidance

Novitas Solutions fills in the gaps in the E/M Documentation by guiding you through the ambiguities.

E/M Frequently Asked Questions

Novitas Solutions has the answers to your questions! Check out these FAQs for everything from basic to advanced E/M questions.

Education & Training

Novitas Solutions offers free training on E/M services. Meet us in person, talk to us on a teleconference, or participate interactively via webinar. You make the choice that fits your schedule!

E/M 101 Training Module

CMS Education & Training

Evaluation and Management Services Web-Based Training course

Note: You will need a login and password to access the MLN Learning Management System. Once you have logged in, type 'Evaluation and Management Services' in the search box.

Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Findings

E/M services are significant contributors to CERT error rates. Please visit our CERT web page for information related to the current errors and ways to avoid them.

Local Coverage Article

Novitas Solutions has the following Local Coverage Article related to E/M Services:

A52985 - Acute Care: Inpatient, Observation and Treatment Room Services

Additional Coding Assistance

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Last modified:  10/10/2018