Myth or fact? The number of vital signs recorded affects billing
The AMA sets the record straight on recent Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code changes regarding E/M outpatient documentation and coding.
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Does the number of vital signs recorded affect billing?
This regulatory myth examines the impact of vital signs on level of service billed.
Is consent for chronic care management required regularly?
This regulatory myth examines chronic care management consent.
Debunking regulatory myths
The AMA provides regulatory clarification to physicians and their care teams in an effort to aid physicians in their day-to-day practice environment.
Myth or fact? Primary care physicians must review all test results
Emails with results for tests ordered by patients’ other physicians bog down primary care doctors’ inboxes. Are they required? Learn with the AMA.
Myth or fact? Physicians can’t respond to online patient reviews
If a patient writes a review about a physician, can that doctor post a response? HIPAA muddies the matter. The AMA sets the record straight.
Myth or fact? All prescriptions require two-factor authentication
Two-factor authentication can add five seconds per order, and the burden mounts quickly. Learn with the AMA whether all those clicks are required.