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  1. Default Non-Contributory
    Medical Coding Books
    Can you use the phrase Non-Contributory and get credit for either Past, Family or Social history?



  2. #2
    No, it gets no credit.

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

  3. #3
    North Carolina
    No...In fact, my carrier has provided guidance on this...

    Record Past/Family/Social History (PFSH) appropriately considering the clinical circumstance of the encounter. Extensive PFSH is unnecessary for lower-level services.

    Don't use the term "non-contributory".


  4. Default Thank you!
    Thank you Rebecca and Laura, I've been coding for more than 3 years and totally forgot the rules for that!



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