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    I code for dermatology. Using 1995 guidelines, can organ systems and body areas be combined in the exam?

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    Default 1995 guidelines

    Problem Focused Exam: limited exam of affected body area or organ system.

    EPF Exam: Limited exam of affected body area or organ system, AND other symptomatic or related organ system(s).

    Detailed Exam: Extended exam of affected body area or organ system AND other symptomatic or related organ system(s).

    Comprehensive exam: General multi-system exam (8 or more organ systems) -or- complete exam of single organ system

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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