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E and M Documentation Guidelines Survey Results

E AND M SURVEY RESULTS            
             
  Number of Respondants:      
  467 181 648
I think the E&M Documentation Guidelines are: Members Non-Members Total
necessary and appropriate to combat fraud 2 0.43% 2 1.10% 4 0.62%
okay in concept but need revision 19 4.07% 35 19.34% 54 8.33%
a useful device to improve quality of care 5 1.07% 2 1.10% 7 1.08%
a way to learn what works in medical care 1 0.21% 1 0.55% 2 0.31%
a reason to join the AMA 2 0.43% 4 2.21% 6 0.93%
unlawful and unconstitutional 388 83.08% 128 70.72% 516 79.63%
             
             
I disaprove of 15 3.21% 17 9.39% 32 4.94%
I am uncertain about 18 3.85% 18 9.94% 36 5.56%
I favor 397 85.01% 135 74.59% 532 82.10%
...litigation against E&M guidelines.            

Last Updated on 5/1/98