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    If there are 7 organ systems documented how much detail do I need in one area to consider a detailed exam? I/m not sure in this situation if it's detailed or EPF.

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    Level of Exam Perform and Document:

    Problem Focused One to five elements identified by a bullet.

    Expanded Problem Focused At least six elements identified by a bullet.

    Detailed At least two elements identified by a bullet from each of six areas/systems OR at least twelve elements identified by a bullet in two or more
    areas/systems.

    Comprehensive Perform all elements identified by a bullet in at least nine organ systems or body areas and document at least two elements identified by a bullet from each of nine areas/systems.

    Bullet points are found on pages 13-16

    https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Edu...guidelines.pdf

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    Default Which DG's are you using?
    Quote Originally Posted by rumburg View Post
    If there are 7 organ systems documented how much detail do I need in one area to consider a detailed exam? I/m not sure in this situation if it's detailed or EPF.
    It depends on whether you're using 95 or 97 DG's.

    https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Edu...guidelines.pdf (Here's 95, which doesn't go by exact # of bullet point counts)
    Last edited by CoderinJax; 09-07-2018 at 07:06 AM.
    Thanks!

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