New research links hard-to-use EHRs and physician burnout
EHRs get failing grade from physician users in study that finds a “strong, dose-response relationship” between EHR usability and doctor burnout.
5 things doctors need to know about 2020 Medicare fee schedule
A slightly heavier lift from physicians will be required to avoid penalties and earn bonuses under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
New research intensifies AMA’s call for improved EHR usability
Correlation found between poor EHR usability and physician burnout.
E/M prep: Get your coding, EHR systems ready for 2021
New office-visit coding criteria are designed to be intuitive but implementing them requires practices to incorporate some change-management strategies and perhaps some outside advice.
E/M prep: Your in-house practice checklist for 2021 transition
New E/M office visit coding guidelines are simpler and more flexible. Learn more from the AMA on what to do in your practice to get the biggest burden relief.
CPT® Evaluation and Management
On Nov. 1, 2019 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a historic provision in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.
10 tips to prepare your practice for E/M office visit changes
The AMA is dedicated to reducing documentation burdens that interfere with patient care. We worked together with CMS to overhaul Evaluation and Management (E/M) office visit codes for the first time in more than 25 years.
Fight Regulatory Burdens
AMA-inspired changes to Office Visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.
CPT Code Revision Updates
The AMA’s work on streamlining documentation and reducing note bloat is far from over. Subscribe now to stay in the loop on continued CPT reform.