Author/Lecturer: Peter R. Jensen, MD, CPC (Physician/Coder)
Format: Self-paced video tutorial (plays on any computer connected to the internet)
Run Time: Varies (see different versions below)
CME: 2 hours of AMA Category 1 CME credit
1/2 AAPC CEU
This video tutorial is designed to teach doctors everything they need to know about using the observation care codes. Learn who should be admitted under observation status as opposed to inpatient status and what documentation is required. You will also see what is needed for observation and discharge codes and how to bill for the newly added subsequent observation care codes.
Subscription Includes Four Versions of This Course:
1995 E/M Guidelines Edition
Run Time 40:53
1997 E/M Guidelines Edition
Run Time 40:21
1995 E/M Guidelines Edition for the TrailBlazer Medicare Carrier States*
Run Time 45:26
1997 E/M Guidelines Edition for the TrailBlazer Medicare Carrier States*
Run Time 44:46
*The TrailBlazer Medicare Carrier uses a unique set of rules to quanitify the key component of medical decision-making. We have developed separate versions of each course using these rules for providers who practice in these states: COLORADO, NEW MEXICO, OKLAHOMA and TX.
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