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2021 E&M Changes Give Greater Weight to Time

The AMA has published new guidelines regarding the documentation of time for evaluation and management services effective January 1, 2021. Per the new guidelines, time alone may be used to select the appropriate code level for the office or other outpatient E/M service codes (99202-99205 and 99212-99215). Documentation on these new guidelines can be found at:
Please contact HuTech Resources to review how these changes impact your practice and current documentation protocols.