2024 E/M Changes – Master New Coding and Documentation Changes to Get Reimbursed Faster



Over the past several years the American Medical Association began initiating significant changes to Evaluation & Management guidelines. CPT will introduce several changes to Evaluation & Management in 2024 including situations in which the provider is using time to support the code level. We will review all new areas as well as documentation necessary to support the changes.

Are you struggling to keep up with the latest changes to the Evaluation and Management (E/M) section of CPT? Expert Dorothy D. Steed, MSLD, CCS, CDIP, COC, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CRCR, CICA, CPAR, will cover all the updates to the MDM Table and Category guidelines, including the new AMA guideline on multiple E/M services on the same day. Plus, we’ll dive into the foundation of correct E/M level selection with a detailed discussion on the new and revised definitions. Don’t let these changes go unnoticed and miss out on capturing all allowable revenue. Expert Dorothy will look at examples of documentation that will improve reimbursement. You will learn how to maximize revenue and see potential missed opportunities.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Introduce E/M updates effective January 1, 2024
  • Understand the E/M definitions and how they fit into the MDM table
  • Review new E/M guidelines applicable to split/shared visits
  • Discuss E/M time changes and new requirements for 2024
  • Discuss risk assessment code for social determinants of health
  • Review change to prolonged service reporting
  • Observation spanning more than one calendar day
  • Multiple E/M encounters on same calendar day
  • Review of required documentation to support new codes/guidelines
  • Be able to level different services from all E/M categories
Areas Covered in the Session:
  • General guideline changes regarding split/shared visits
  • Multiple E/M visits in the same day in different settings or facilities
  • New & established patients E/M codes
  • Coding by time
  • Coding by MDM
  • Time change descriptor
  • Prolonged services changes
  • Social determinants of health risk assessment code
  • Psychedelic drug monitoring
  • Advance care planning
  • Principal illness navigation
  • General behavior health integration care management
  • Hospital observation services
  • Discharge services in same or different facility
  • Live Q&A session
Recommended participants:
  • Hospital CEOs, CFOs and COOs
  • Healthcare Executives
  • Physicians and NPPs
  • Practice managers
  • Medical assistants
  • Nurses
  • Compliance staff
  • Billers
  • Coders
  • Auditors
  • Revenue Cycle Administration
  • Risk Management Staff
  • Insurance company claims reviewers
  • Payment Policymakers
  • Payers
  • Denial Management Staff
  • Chargemaster Staff
  • Clinical Documentation Staff
Presenter Biography:

Dorothy D. Steed, MSLD, CCS, CDIP, COC, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CRCR, CICA, CPAR is an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta. She has served as Medicare specialist and a physician audit supervisor for hospital systems with 46 years of experience in healthcare. She is an instructor at a state technical college in Atlanta and provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services. She is credentialed in medical coding, medical billing, medical auditing, utilization management, healthcare management, healthcare compliance, clinical documentation improvement, revenue cycle and patient accounts. Additionally, she has participated in multiple healthcare audits and investigations for both plaintiff and defendant.

Additional Information:

After registration, You will receive an email with login information and handouts (presentation slides) that you can print and share with all participants at your location.

System Requirement:
  • Internet Speed: Preferably above 1 MBPS
  • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly
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