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    Is it necessary for a C.C. when doing a physical exam. I am under the assumption yes for every visit, right or wrong give me some guidance.

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    Think of your CC has the reason for the visit. How do you determine whether or not the exam is prevenative (physical) or not without it? I wouldn't say the HPI is required but some sort of statement is necessary to establish a reason for the visit.
    adrianne, cpc

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