The Outpatient E/M Coding Curriculum
One Year Subscription Price: $179

If You Only See Outpatients, Choose This Option


This subscription allows one year of access to all of our outpatient E/M coding courses.  Physicians can earn AMA Category 1 CME credit for completing our courses. Coders who choose this option can earn AAPC CEUs. 

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  • All courses have a 1995 version and a 1997 version
  • Get access to our outpatient web based coding courses for one year
  • Learn how to streamline your documentation to save time
  • Optimize reimbursement by preventing under-coding
  • Earn 12.5 hours of AMA Category 1 CME credit
  • Also includes access to all of our downloadable templates and our MDM calculator 

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The following modules are included with this subscription: (Scroll down to view course topics and summaries.)


The Basic Course
This is the "core curriculum" of our E/M coding series and teaches you everything you need to know about the key components of history, physical exam and medical decision-making. Using real life clinical examples, you will learn that it's not the quantity of documentation that matters--it's the quality.

AAPC CEU Credit: 1
AMA Category 1 CME: 1 hour


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Rational Physician Coding for E/M Services
This is program serves as an introduction to the concept of "Rational Physician Coding." Learn how to quantify your medical decision-making to select the "correct" level of care. Then learn how to perform and document the elements of history and/or exam in a purpose-driven manner to maintain compliance.

AMA Category 1 CME: 1 hour
AAPC CEU Credit: 1


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Rational Physician Coding for Established Office Patients
What's the difference between a level 3 and a level 4 office visit? Can you refer to a previous note? When is a comprehensive history not really a comprehensive history and why is this okay? Get the answers to these questions and more during this presentation.

AMA Category 1 CME: 1 hour
AAPC CEU Credit: 1


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Rational Physician Coding for E/M Consult Services
Did you know that outpatient consults pay 17% more than inpatient consults? Or that you should use the outpatient consult codes for some consult services performed in the hospital? Learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to performing and documenting consults in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

AMA Category 1 CME: 1 hour
AAPC CEU Credit: 1


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Critical Care and Other Timed Services
See what it takes to qualify for critical care and learn how to calculate the time spent. See which procedures may be billed separately and which are bundled into the critical care codes. This program also deals with coding for time-based E/M visits, prolonged services and discharge services.

AMA Category 1 CME: 0.5 hours
AAPC CEU Credit: 0.5


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Rational Physician Coding for New Office Patients
When is an "old" patient really a "new" patient? How many key components are needed? Can my staff help me out with the documentation? Get the answers to these questions and more during this presentation. Learn to avoid over-documentation while selecting the "correct" level of care for these encounters.

AMA Category 1 CME: 1 hour
AAPC CEU Credit: 1


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The Faculty Course
This program is designed for attending physicians who practice in the academic setting. All the rules for documenting E/M services with residents, interns and students are discussed. Learn how to "tether" your documentation to the house-staff notes to save time and ensure E/M compliance.

AMA Category 1 CME: 1 hour
AAPC CEU Credit: 1


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