The third element of MDM: risk of complications and/or morbidity or mortality of patient management at the encounter
E/M changes for 2021 for codes 99202—99215
- There are three elements in medical decision-making and this article describes the third, the risk of complications and/or morbidity or mortality related to patient management
- When selecting a level of service based on medical decision-making two of the three elements are required
- CPT® has developed definitions for many of the components in the MDM chart and this article describes the definitions and rules related to morbidity and mortality.
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