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    I work for a group of speciality Breast Physicians. When a patient is coming to our office for a f/u of a mammogram, the physician documents a complete HPI regarding the breast, and then will dictate ROS: All others Negative.... Is this sufficient for a complete ROS?

    Kristen Richard, CPC

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    Education Officer Loveland/Ft Collins, Colorado

    Default Complete ROS

    This is Trailblazers response to "all other negative:

    Thank you for your recent inquiry received by TrailBlazer Health Enterprises®.
    Your reference number is 8809197402000.

    According to our Contractor Medical Director, it is not acceptable to use the
    statement "remainder of the 10 review of systems were reviewed and are

    If you have any questions regarding this issue, please contact our Customer
    Service Call Center toll-free at (866) 280-6520.


    Nancy Lewis
    Provider Relations Research Specialist
    J4 MAC Special Inquiries
    TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC

    Second of all a complete ROS for a follow-up visit is not medically necessary
    Melody S. Irvine,CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CPB, CPC-I, CCS-P, CMRS
    2016 Member Education Officer, Loveland, Colorado
    2016 - 2019 AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors
    Region 7, Montana, Idaho, WY, CO, NM
    Email: Melody.Irvine@AAPCCA.org
    Phone: (970) 222-1900

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    I would have to concur, since she is only coming back for the results to a mammogram, this was done at the previous appointmen.

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