CMS Principles of Documentation Guidelines

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the key components of all E&M services.
  • Distinguish a new patient from an established patient.
  • Recognize medical necessity throughout the entire E&M documentation and code selection. 
  • Identify undercoding and overcoding as defined by CMS guidelines.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/01/2016
Course expires: 
07/01/2018
Parent activity set: 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2016
Course expires: 
07/01/2018
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