But he did all the work of a level 3 ...
Ask him this ... what if the patient had agreed ... let's say it's a new Rx ... would he feel the EXACT SAME NOTE would equal a level 3?
Now what if the patient never fills the prescription?
The patient's decision to follow-through on the recommended course of action does not determine the level of the visit. The physician's documented work is what we look at to determine the level.
Hope that helps.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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