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Lab coding

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Based on the information provided... No, you would not code an E/M.

Has all of the criteria been met to warrant an E/M or why are you inclined to code an E/M?

It sounds as if maybe the patient had labs completed which were ordered by an outside physician or has a standing order for labs to be completed. If this is the case... No, you would not code an E/M.

This is the most accurate answer I can give without more information.

Hope this helps!
 
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