AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: HPI Question

  1. #1

    Default HPI Question

    AAPC: Back to School
    I have question say a patient come in for a fall. And the doctors notes the patient triped and fell yesterday, and that the she has shoulder pain 4/10.

    Can you score this as
    Serverity- 4/10
    Context-trip and fell

    Thank you

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default Yes

    Yes--that is exactly how I would score it. You'll end up with 4 HPI points.
    Carrie, BS, CPC

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Don't forget pain

    And "pain" is Quality. (But you don't really need a 5th element.)

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

Similar Threads

  1. HPI Question----HELP
    By despinoza in forum Auditing General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-06-2015, 09:55 PM
  2. HPI Question
    By LindsayC in forum E/M
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-12-2014, 12:28 PM
  3. HPI question
    By vkratzer in forum E/M
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-28-2012, 09:44 AM
  4. HPI Question
    By LindsayC in forum E/M
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-04-2012, 03:44 PM
  5. An HPI Question
    By dballard2004 in forum E/M
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 06-17-2010, 06:37 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.