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    For the exam, if the doctor puts:
    HEENT: eyes PERRLA, mucous membranes pink and moist.

    Can I give credit for "ears, nose, mouth, throat"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ka56gwg View Post
    For the exam, if the doctor puts:
    HEENT: eyes PERRLA, mucous membranes pink and moist.

    Can I give credit for "ears, nose, mouth, throat"?
    97 exam...I would credit 2 elements: (General Multi System Exam)

    Eye-Exam of pupils & irises (PERRLA)
    ENMT-inspection of of nasal mucosa (mucous membranes pink & moist)

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    Default Ditto for 1995
    Same is true for 1995 guidelines

    Eyes: PERRLA
    ENT: mucous membranes pink & moist

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Yes credit can be given.
    Eyes: PERRLA
    ENT: mucous membranes pink & moist
    adrianne, cpc

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