Billing, Coding, and Documentation for Hospitalists

It is critical that hospitalists are familiar with coding and documentation in order to ensure that they receive appropriate reimbursement from payers. The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) offers helpful resources developed to help hospitalists succeed.


Coding Optimally by Documenting Effectively for Hospitalists (CODE-H) is the subscription series designed to provide more hospitalist practices access to expert knowledge on this subject. CODE-H includes an innovative peer-learning environment that facilitates subscribers' ability to interact with faculty and one another.

The subscription series consists of the following:

Other Resources

CMS E&M Service Guide

Sample documentation templates:

Billing, Coding: Recommendations