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Coding e/m for pod.

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    Default Coding e/m for pod.
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    I've never coded podiatry before. Can anyone tell me if all three key components (History,Examination,Medical Decision making) is required for a New patient visit? For History, must a new patient visit have all 3 documented?:medical hx,social hx, family hx? Thank You.

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    Default Review CPT Guidelines for E/M
    Review the Guidelinesin CPT for E/M codes. They are the same regardless of which specialty you are coding for.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    I find using the 1995 guidelines easier to use when coding E/M for podiatry.
    Tammy Hulsey-Ferguson, CPC
    Past President AAPC Wichita, KS Local Chapter

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    Big thanks to FTessaBartels and footcoder. That really helps!

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