Effective Jan. 1, 2021, we will be updating our reimbursement policy to follow the revised 2021 Evaluation and Management (E&M) CPT® coding and guideline changes from the American Medical Association (AMA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
These are the first significant changes to E&M codes in nearly 30 years and will require you to make changes to your billing practices. AMA has set up an Implementing CPT® Evaluation and Management (E&M) revisions site to help with the transition. This site contains free educational modules and step-by-step details to help you understand these new guidelines.
We recommend practice managers and coding specialists review the following: