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E/M Coding Revisions
Alex Vaughan, DDS
Clinicians who work with evaluation and management coding need to be aware of significant revisions to documentation requirements implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and taking effect January 1, 2021. This recorded lecture will provide critical understanding to support code levels and establish medical necessity.

At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the significance of changes to E/M coding;
  2. Define the elements of medical decision making (MDM); and
  3. Translate current treatment appointments into appropriate E/M levels
Speaker Bio


Alex Vaughan, DDS, MS is a board-certified orofacial pain specialist and co-founder of Virginia Total Sleep in Richmond Virginia. Having started his dental career in the front office, he was “insurance minded” from the beginning. Seeing the urgent need for dental sleep medicine and orofacial pain services, he co-founded his practice with Dr. Michael Pagano on the foundation of medical billing and cutting-edge technology. By combining electronic medical records and his billing expertise, Virginia Total Sleep has reduced patient costs by 90% all while maximizing revenue and case acceptance rate
Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Dr. Vaughan has no potential conflicts of interest to disclose.
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $75.00
Credit Offered:
1 CE Credit
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