MDM: The Driving Force in E/M Assignments

“The medical decision-making (MDM) component of evaluation and management (E/M) services is perhaps the most crucial element in determining the correct level of service assignment for patient encounters. The majority of individuals involved in the E/M coding process may not agree on the interpretation of the components, but would agree that the clinical thought process expressed in the MDM components best describes the level of medical necessity, as well as the level of service necessary for that specific problem.” please click the following link to continue reading the article:  https://www.aapc.com/blog/39748-mdm-the-driving-force-in-em-assignments/

 

 

 

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