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Difference between level 3 & 4.

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    Default Difference between level 3 & 4.
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    Can anyone inform me on how to tell the physicians how to document, let's say a medicare patient for 3 chronic conditions. Like DM 2, lipids, asthma. And if these are document correctly do they qualify for a level 4 or 3.

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    Last edited by daniel; 11-19-2007 at 09:15 PM.

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    Documentation of three chronic conditions qualify for Extended HPI. But again you need sufficient ROS, PFSH; PE and MDM for the level of service. Just documenting 3 chronic conditions will just not alter the level.

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