Archive for October 19, 2013
Evaluation and management codes are used by healthcare professionals to be reimbursed by private health insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid. Evaluation and management coding is also used by healthcare professionals to determine the diagnosis of a patient, and also the severity of their condition. Without these medical tools, medical records would be much harder to establish, and maintain effectively.
EandM coding is a well established profession in the medical field. However, EandM coders must take an exam, and become a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders in the United States. It can take anywhere from 3 months to a year to become a professional medical coder, and learn the evaluation and management coding guidelines. The medical coding field leaves much room for advancement i