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1997 guidelines Genitalia/Groin/Buttocks

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    Default 1997 guidelines Genitalia/Groin/Buttocks
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    When calculating coding points for 1997 guidelines for the Genitalia/Groin/Buttock. Do you give a point for each? (Genitalia/Groin/Buttock) Or do you assign only one point for any of the three being reviewed? Or must all three be reviewed to recieved a coding point?

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    Default Where do you see this?
    Please be more specific.

    Where do you see this on the 1997 guidelines? I do not see this terminology (Genitalia/Groin/Buttocks) anywhere in the bullet points for the 1997 General Multi-System Examination.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    I also use the 1997 guidelines and for SKIN examination, I was always told that genitalia groin buttocks count as one element,

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