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    Hi All,
    Is it okay if the the CMA are the one documenting the HPI notes?


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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Kansas City, MO


    No, only the provider can document the HPI. Nurses can document the CC and the ROS, and the PFSH.
    Linda Vargas, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC
    PMCC Licensed Instructor
    Kansas City, MO Chapter
    Member Development Officer 2016
    Harrisonville, MO Chapter President - 2013
    ICD-10 Education Coordinator- 2012
    Chapter President - 2011
    President Elect - 2010

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    Hi Linda,
    What if the CMA document in the CC and same notes in the HPI that this visit is for venipuncture can we bill for 36415 only but using the Provider's NPI?

    Thanks a lot..

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