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    Using 1995 guidelines pertaining to the physical exam Neck and Neurologic components. I have a Doctor who always indicates Neck as being supple and neurolgic as nonfocal. Would that documentation supple and nonfocal be adequent documentation to count as part of the exam?
    Cynthia
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    For 1995 guidelines, Yes.

    For 1997 guidelines, No.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Thank you. I tried to find out what exactly the guidelines for 1995 is acceptable and could not find anything.
    Cynthia
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