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    If the patient was administered Morphine sulfate IVP, can we consider this as high risk as it falls under Parenteral controlled substance?
    Jagadish, CCS-P, CPC

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    I think you answered your own questions

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    If i have a physician level of a 4 and then the patient was given morphine iv. Would i code a level 5 because of the controlled substance?

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    I would count it as high mdm

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