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M/S Exam 1997 DG's

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    Default M/S Exam 1997 DG's
    Medical Coding Books
    What bullets would you credit for:

    "Painless range of motion of all major muscle groups and joints"

    The patient has hip pain.

    It doesn't specifically state which ones, so if I gave full credit for every area, I'd wind up with lots of bullets which will dramatically impact the level of exam. I think it'd be safe to assume they are examing the lower extremities and pelvis (giving 3 bullets) but I don't want to assume that.

    What do you guys think?

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    Personally, I would only give credit for 1 bullet in ROM based on that statement because it is too general.

    Just my opinion,

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

  3. #3
    Indianapolis, IN
    I agree with Laura, it's too general and I would only give 1 bullet point.

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    Thanks that's what I was defaulting to.

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