New Medical Billing Codes You Should Know - I-conic Solutions

New Medical Billing Codes You Should Know

Changes to E/M Codes

CMS has changed the standards for medical coding and documentation. The E/M codes have undergone a significant amount of adjustments to ensure that practices streamline their administrative tasks. The specifics of the coding modifications are as follows:

Inpatient And Observation Care Services

  • E/M codes 99217-99220 for Hospital Observation Services are being deleted.
  • E/M codes 99221-99223, 99231-99239, and recommendations for hospital inpatient and observation care services have been revised.


  • E/M codes 99241 and 99251 for consultations are deleted
  • E/M codes 99242-99245, 99252-99255, and guidelines have been revised.

Emergency Department Services

  • Emergency Department Services E/M codes and guidelines have been updated 99281–99285

Nursing Facility Services

  • Deletion of E/M code 99318 for Nursing Facility Services
  • Nursing Facility Services E/M codes 99304–99310, 99315–99316, and recommendations have been updated.

Home And Residence Services

  • Elimination of the E/M codes for domiciliary, rest home (such as a boarder), or custodial care services 99324-99238, 99334-99337, 99339, and 99340
  • Removal of E/M code 99343 for House or Residential Services
  • House or residence services E/M codes 99341, 99342, 99345, 99347-99350 are being revised. and regulations

Prolonged Care Services

  • Deletion of E/M codes 99354–99357 for Extended Services
  • Guidelines for Extended Services E/M codes 99358, 99359, 99415, and 99416 have been updated.
  • Guidelines and Longer Services E/M code 99417 revision
  • Extended Services E/M Code 993X0 Setup and Guidelines

Outsourcing medical coding services to I-Conic Solutions will help to secure smooth reimbursements

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

Related Posts
Enquire Now
close slider