Are commercial health plans required to adopt revisions to the E/M codes?
The latest regulatory myth examines if commercial payers are required to adopt the E/M office visit code revisions.
Who determines where physicians and other health care workers can eat or drink while at work?
Myth or fact? Teaching doctors must re-document student EHR work
Historically, teaching physicians were required to re-document medical students’ entries in a patient’s electronic health record (EHR). They don’t have to do that anymore.
Myth or fact? Ancillary staff can't document parts of E/M services
Medicare does not require doctors to redocument information in a patient’s record that has already been documented by staff or by patients themselves.
Myth or fact? You must ask about patients' pain at every consult
To better doctors’ practice environment, the AMA is working to debunk regulatory myths such as those involving irrelevant pain-management requirements.
Pain assessments: Are clinicians required to ask patients about pain during every consultation?
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