Arguably the most important of the three key components of E/M Coding, the Medical Decision-Making ( MDM ) reflects the intensity of the cognitive labor performed by the physician. There are four levels of MDM of incrementally increasing complexity. Terry navigates you through the process, identifying errors that can lead to over and under coding, but also non-compliance.
Terry also discusses the newest ICD-11 diagnosis of “burnout”. Yes, it is a real diagnosis now.
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