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Old 04-14-2012, 09:52 AM
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New patient, detailed HPI, Exam was deffered, Low MDM. No time was documented.
All 3 components are not meant, would I ask the physician for a time spent with pt.

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Why was exam deferred? Do you have vital signs and mood and affect at least? If so then it is a 99201
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:17 AM
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I can't answer why exam was deffered, our OB puts that down a lot on his patients.
Thanks for the quick response.

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Is it just the pelvic that was deferred? What all is documented?
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