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E & M guidelines

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    Can anyone please tell me if there is anything in the guidelines that states specifically how many vital signs are needed to charge a new or established visit? If so where is it stated?

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    Louisville, KY
    A minimum of three (3).

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    I have always seen 3. Take a look at the 1997 guidelines, when choosing the vital signs, it states "any 3 of the following seven".....

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    Thanks to both of you.

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