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Online Digital Evaluation e-visits

Guidelines Online digital evaluation and management (E/M) services (99421, 99422, 99423) are patient-initiated services with physicians or other qualified health care professionals (QHPs).  It requires a physician or other QHP's evaluation, assessment, and management of the patient.  These services are not for the nonevaluative electronic communication of test results, scheduling of appointments, or other communication that does not include E/M.  While the patient's problem may be new to the physician or other QHP, the patient is an established patient.  Patients initiate these services through Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-compliant secure platforms, such as electronic health record (EHR) portals, secure email, or other digital applications, which allow digital communication with the physician or other QHP. Online digital E/M services are reported once for the physician's or other QHP's cumulative time devoted to the service during a se