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A $20 Million Payback for 99211

Posted on 23. Dec, 2008 by in Hot Coding Topics

Is 99211 your favorite code? Watch out. According to Medicare, a full 15 percent of 99211 claims submitted to Part B for this code in 2007 were missing critical documentation, causing Medicare to request more than $20 million back from providers.

Will CMS be looking for a part of that money back from your practice next year? Susan Berman-Hvizdash teaches you to avoid 5 E/M documentation gaffes, and get the payment you deserve.

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