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Medical Necessity vs. Medical Decision-Making

February 06, 2018 Episode 311
Talk Ten Tuesdays
Medical Necessity vs. Medical Decision-Making
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
Medical Necessity vs. Medical Decision-Making
Feb 06, 2018 Episode 311
Chuck Buck | Bonnie Cassidy | Stefani Daniels, RN | Larry Field | David Glaser, Esq. | Betsy Nicoletti | Stanley Nachimson
Are medical decision-making and medical necessity one in the same? Often, bad advice tends to circulate regarding how to select the correct E&M codes.
Show Notes

Are medical decision-making and medical necessity one in the same? Often, bad advice tends to circulate regarding how to select the correct evaluation and management (E&M) codes.

Healthcare attorney David Glaser was the first to break a news story involving Highmark’s recent policy – evidently recently rescinded – that required physicians to use medical decision-making as a key component of coding. Reporting our lead story during this edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays is David Glaser, who is joined by Betsy Nicoletti, a national consultant on physician coding and founder of Coding Intel.

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