BHMG Provider Onboarding: E&M Coding/Documentation Education 2021 and 2023 Guidelines, Office and Inpatient E&M Services

This course provides Baptist Health Medical Group practitioners with the 2021 and 2023 guidelines and requirements for accurate Evaluation and Management (E&M) documentation and coding to adhere to CMS guidance. This course is an onboarding requirement for Baptist Health Medical Group healthcare providers.

Target Audience

Baptist Health Medical Group physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. 

Learning Objectives

  • Accurately identify the required documentation and contributing factors that support the E&M level for patient visits in both the outpatient and inpatient settings (2021 & 2023 E&M Updates/Revisions). 
  • Implement strategies to achieve organizational accuracy rate standard for E&M coding. 
  • Adhere to the requirements and documentation guidelines for Medical Decision Making and Total Time elements of the CMS Guidelines. 
  • Recognize the impact that 2021 and 2023 CMS Guideline changes will have to documentation practices. 
  • Provide awareness on the Observation service codes deleted with the 2023 CMS Guideline updates.
Additional information
  • American Medical Association. (2022). CPT® Evaluation and Management (E/m) code and guideline changes. 
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2022, November 28).
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Tyling M. Batista, MSHA/ed, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CEMC 
Director, Physician Practice Auditing and Coding Education, Administration
Baptist Health South Florida 
Miami, FL

Due to the non-clinical nature of the content discussed, the speakers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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