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    Default Modifying Factor

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    If a provider asks a patient if they have taken medication and they have not can that be counted as a modifying factor?

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    Yes it does. Whether the patient's answer to the physicians question is yes or no, he covered the element. The same is true for all of the HPI, PFSH & ROS.

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