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    Does the provider have to document the CC or can it be done the anxillary staff? If it's the provider where is it stated?

    Thanks in advance!

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    The ancillary staff may document the chief complaint (i.e. "ankle pain"), but the provider must document the HPI components.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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