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Medical Decision Making - When coding a level

  1. Question Medical Decision Making - When coding a level
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    Hi out there, need help!! What is the rule for this...

    Established pt

    History and Exam, History and MDM or Exam and MDM? When coding a level of service which do you use?

    Thanks!

    Denise

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    Quote Originally Posted by dscoder74 View Post
    Hi out there, need help!! What is the rule for this...

    Established pt

    History and Exam, History and MDM or Exam and MDM? When coding a level of service which do you use?

    Thanks!

    Denise
    You only need 2 of the components for established and techincally it doesn't matter which 2 you use, as long as they meet/exceed in atleast 2 of them.

    Now medically necessity is another issue.
    Roxanne Thames CPC, CPC-I, CEMC
    rthamescpci@gmail.com


    "Remember the greatest gift is not found in the store but in the heart of true friends"

  3. Default Medical Necessity?
    Thanks for responding, I gave kudos with my last entry. I greatly appreciate it. Can you elaborate on the medical necessity?

    Thanks!

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