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New Patient vs. Est

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    Endocrinologist rendered a consult inpatient hosp - now is seeing the patient
    in the office - is the office visit a NEW or EST patient?

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    Established since he has seen the patient within the last three years.

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    POS of first visit does not matter. Second visit is established if within 3 years.

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