Wow - you sure have a frustrating situation going on.
I think the saving grace in this situation is the fact that although the medical decision making may be high complexity, the balance of the encounter will weigh in heavily. In order to get level V's all the time would mean that every area of the encounter would have to come in at a super high level as well.
I once worked for a doc that wanted level V's on everything as well. I showed him day after day, week after week, month after month (need I say more?) that although the complexity was high, the history and examination did not match the criteria required.
When you audit the entire picture, what level do you come up with? Perhaps placing an audit tool in front of your doc might make her see the light of day?
Good luck to you - I once sailed in the same boat and it is just frustrating.
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