Based on the limited information you have given I am leaning towards the doctors point of view on this one. Just because they are not currently having "problems" doesn't mean the problem went away and is not being treated. These would only count as 1 dx point each for established stable.
If they are coming in for follow-up with a cardiologist, something is not right or at risk of becoming not right so they are managing these issues. It doesn't sound to me like they are padding their documentation which is what I get the impression you feel they are doing.
Just because you have 4 or more dx points for a recheck with no current complaints doesn't give you a higher level. You still have to have the history or exam and risk to get your level.
That is not to say they aren't padding documentation, I am just basing this answer on what you have posted and nothing was mentioned about history or exam being questionable.
Just my opinion,
Laura, CPC, CEMC
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