The undervaluation of evaluation and management professional services: the lasting impact of current procedural terminology code deficiencies on physician payment.

@article{Kumetz2013TheUO,
  title={The undervaluation of evaluation and management professional services: the lasting impact of current procedural terminology code deficiencies on physician payment.},
  author={Erik A Kumetz and John D. Goodson},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2013},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={740-745}
}
The Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) is fundamentally undermined by the following foundational errors: (1) The full range of office-based evaluation and management (E/M) activities are not captured by the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code choices, (2) it places relatively high values on procedural services, (3) there is no measure of… CONTINUE READING