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Orthopedic E/M

  1. #1
    Long Island/New York
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    How would a specialist such as an orthopedic surgeon qualify for a Comprehensive Exam when that specific specialist is looking at 1 body system (muscko)? Thanks.

  2. #2
    Sioux Falls South Dakota
    I would use the 97 guidelines for orhopedics, rather than the 95. For a Comprehensive Exam, they need to document every element in each box with a shaded border and at least one element in each box with an unshaded border.

    Here is the link to the 97 Guidelines:

    Hope this helps,

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