The APA website outlines the updates that start in 2021. APA also offers members the following resources for changes to documentation and billing for outpatient E/M services (99202-99215) (log in with your member ID required):
- Quick Guide to 2021 Office/Outpatient E/M Services (99202-99215) Coding Changes: Includes a summary of the changes along with information on the new time ranges, prolonged services code and a medical decision making table with psychiatric specific examples.
- Recorded webinar: Update on 2021 Changes to Billing and Documentation for Outpatient E/M Services Highlights the changes to billing and documentation for office/outpatient E/M services that will take effect on January 1, 2021, including how to select the appropriate CPT code based on medical decision making or time, a review of the necessary documentation, and a Q&A portion with APA’s CPT coding and documentation experts.
- Update on 2021 Changes to Billing and Documentation for Outpatient E/M Services Power Point