Coding, clinical documentation and reimbursement are all foundational concepts necessary for any hospital medicine practice. Hospitalists cannot always bill for everything they do, but they can document and code completely and accurately to ensure their work is appropriately reimbursed.
2024 Policy Update on Medicare Policy on Split (or Shared) Billing for E/M Services
One-pager on the finalized rule for 2024 which contains significant changes for split (or shared) billing for E/M services, specifically that the substantive portion of the split service is defined as more than half of time or substantive part of medical decision making.
2023 Changes to the Hospitalist Evaluation and Management Codes
One-pager on the changes to the Hospital Medicine E/M Codes that go into effect January 1, 2023, including the elimination of observation codes, revisions to the inpatient codes, changes in how to bill and document for visits, and adjustments to wRVUs.
Webinar: 2023 Changes to Hospitalist E/M Billing and Coding
In this webinar, recorded in December of 2022, the speakers discuss the significant changes to the Hospitalist E/M Coding effective January 1, 2023. Hear more about these changes, including elimination of observation codes, revisions to the inpatient codes, changes in how to bill and document for visits, and adjustments to wRVUs, and how the experts are preparing for the new rules.
AMA MDM Table 2023
American Medical Association Medical Decision Making (MDM) Table, Effective January 1, 2023
Utilization Management and Clinical Documentation
Document with improved accuracy and quality with SHM's Utilization Management and Clinical Documentation for Hospitalists.
Clinical Documentation Pearls for Hospitalists
A small printable guide to help hospitalists document with consistency and clarity.