About the Webinar
Effective Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding is critical for the practicing obstetrician-gynecologist. Most problem-based office services have an E/M component and selecting the correct type and level of service can make the difference between success and failure in the operation of a practice. E/M coding is often considered to be confusing and risky, but a clear understanding of E/M coding principles is within reach.
At the conclusion of this session, the attendee should be able to:
- Describe the differences between the CPT definitions for new and established patients
- Construct appropriate documentation for the respective levels of outpatient E/M Services
- Identify the most common opportunities to correctly report hospital E/M services
Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, COBGC
Brad Hart is President of Reproductive Medicine Administrative Consulting, Inc. in Gastonia, North Carolina, a national consulting firm focusing on billing, coding, and operations support for OB/GYN and OB/GYN subspecialty practices. He is a faculty member for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Coding Workshops and Webcasts.
He has been a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) since 1998, and has received special certification in the field of OB/GYN (COBGC), as well as earning the status of Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA). He is also a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) with the Medical Group Management Association/American College of Medical Practice Executives (MGMA/ACMPE).