The tables included in this article provide examples of data types that may support the amount and/or complexity of data element of medical decision-making (MDM) for office and other outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) services provided in 2022. The tables are based on the requirements for this element as found in the “Levels of Medical Decision Making (MDM)” table in the 2022 edition of the American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®). As detailed in the article, “Preparing for 2023: Data to Be Reviewed and Analyzed,” in the May 2022 AAP Pediatric Coding Newsletter, it is anticipated that this information may be pertinent to other categories of E/M service (eg, hospital visits) in 2023.

The amount and/or complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed is 1 of 3 elements of MDM.

Each row in Tables 1 through 4 represents the amount and/or complexity of...

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