2021 brings some exciting new changes to the guidelines for evaluation and management services. To reduce the administrative burden, the Evaluation & Management (E/M) documentation guidelines have been updated to provide more flexibility and allow providers to spend more time focusing on patient care and less on documentation and coding. Providers now have new options for documenting and reporting E/M visits.
Are you planning on administering COVID-19 Vaccines in your office?
NCDHHS has shared the Medicaid and NC Health Choice billing guidance for both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines in two Special Bulletins (#147 and #148). Please see some of the billing highlights and links to the bulletins below.
What’s new and different in 2021?
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule on December 1st, 2020 that includes policy updates for Medicare payments under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), and other Medicare Part B issues, effective on or after January 1, 2021.