Having questions about the 2021 E&M guideline changes for office visits?
Here is an assortment of FAQs on the matter.
January 5, 2021
Question: Since history and physical exam are no longer required to level the visit, should I still document these elements?
Answer: Yes. Although history and physical exam are no longer required to level the visit, they are still important components in establishing medical necessity, supporting medical decision making, and providing high-quality care. Documenting these components helps maintain continuity of care and assists other care team members.Back to Bulletins