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ROS - Acceptable Statements

  1. Default ROS - Acceptable Statements
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    For ROS, what would be an acceptable statement besides 'All other Systems reviewed are negative'?
    Could you accept:
    'Unobtainable at this time'
    'ROS is currently limited'

  2. #2
    Greeley, Colorado
    for the unobtainable statement it must state why it is unobtainable.
    "ROS is currently limited" tells us nothing about the ROS, so I view that as an unacceptable statement. There must be some pertinent positves and/or negatives documented.
    For TrailBlazers, the "all other" statement is not acceptable.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

  3. #3
    Milwaukee WI
    Default WPS Medicare
    WPS will NOT give credit for a full ROS if you are unable to obtain due to (whatever ... coma, trauma, non-English speaking, child without parent present). They instruct specifically to use the 99499 code in these circumstances and submit notes. S I G H.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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