As expected, the American Medical Association (AMA) has updated the guidelines for E&M services, starting in 2023. These relate to hospital services, emergency department visits, nursing facility services, home visits, and prolonged care services. Just as important, the AMA has deleted some observation care codes, the annual nursing facility assessment code, along with the domiciliary and rest home codes. Some of the existing prolonged services care codes and level one consultation codes will be deleted as well.
To help you sort out what’s in and what’s out, we asked nationally recognized professional coder, auditor and educator Terry Fletcher, to be our sherpa during this exclusive E&M tour on the next live edition of on Talk Ten Tuesdays, July 12 at 10 a.m. Eastern.
The live broadcast will also feature these other segments: