The Hospitalist E/M Coding Curriculum
One Year Subscription Price: $199

Hospitalists Should Choose This Option


This subscription option includes one year of access to all of our hospitalist E/M coding courses. Physicians can earn AMA Category 1 CME credit for viewing 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 inpatient 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 Hospitalist E/M Services
Learn the principles of Rational Physician Coding and how to apply them to the most common inpatient encounters. See how to calculate your medical decision-making first and then use this key component to select the highest ethical level of care every time for every patient.

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


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Rational Physician Coding for Hospital Progress Notes
How many key components are needed? When is a detailed history not a detailed history and why is this okay? This online learning module uses realistic clinical examples to answer these questions and more. See why many physicians over-document and undercode for these encounters.

AMA Category 1 CME: 0.5 hours
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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E/M Coding for Initial Hospital Care Services (Admission H&Ps)
This presentation takes you step-by-step through all levels of care for these services. Using real-life clinical examples, you'll learn how to document all levels of care for admission H&Ps. Always select the "correct" level of care to avoid under-coding while maintaining compliance.

AMA Category 1 CME: 0.5 hours
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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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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