Coding and Documentation General Guidelines and Resources

CMS Fraud, Abuse, and other Guidance

CMS Fraud & Abuse Fact Sheet

False Act and Whistleblowing Protection Claim

Roadmap For Physicians Avoid Medicare/Medicaid Fraud & Abuse

Evaluation & Management (E/M) Coding Guidelines

1997 Documentation Guidelines

1995 Documentation Guidelines

Coding and Documentation Reference Guide (E/M Audit Tool)

2010 Consultation Ruling

Guidelines on Hospital Inpatient Admission Decisions

Teaching Physician Guidelines

Guidelines for Teaching Physicians, Interns, & Residents

Additional Coding & Documentation Resources...

Medicare Signature Requirements

Global Surgery Fact Sheet

ABN's for Non-Covered Services

Amendments, Corrections, and Delayed Entries in Medical Documentation

ICD-10 Facts

Quick Reference

Myths & Facts

Basic Crosswalks

Helpful Websites

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