Here is what the article says:
An established patient comes to the office with complaints of urinary burning and frequency. The nurse takes a focused history, reviews the medical record, discusses the situation with the physician and orders a urinalysis. The nurse then presents the findings to the physician, who writes a prescription for an antibiotic. The nurse communicates the instructions to the patient and documents the encounter in the medical record. In this example, 99211 and the appropriate laboratory code for the urinalysis should be reported because the E/M service is distinct from the lab service and appropriate for the evaluation of the patient’s complaint.
I would agree that 99211 would be appropriate here. There is physician interaction. The physician ordered the UA, reviewed the results, and ordered an antibiotic. The RN is carrying out the provider's order here, so 99211 can be used here. The physician is also onsite and the RN is carrying out the plan of care here, so aren't you meeeting the incident to requirements? I believe so.
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