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    To give Dr credit using the the 97 guidelines it states Palpation of lymph notdes in two or more areas: Neck, Axillae, Groin, other. Dr will need to document at least two areas.

    What about the 95 guidelines- would you give Dr credit for Lymphatic Exam if they only document " No lymphadenopathy"?


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    Default Yes

    There are no minimum requirements for 95 so I would give credit for examination of Hem/lymph/immunologic system.

    Laura, CPC ,CPMA, CEMC

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