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    Medical Coding Books
    How can i differentiate bet'n a OTC and a prescribed drug while i am in the process of coding a E/M level for a report?

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    North Carolina
    If I'm not familiar with a drug, I'll look it up. For the purpose of scoring...just remember that an OTC prescribed in "prescription stength" qualifies for RX mgmt. (i.e. ibuprofen 500mg)

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    Thanks Rebecca..

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