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  1. Question E/M
    Medical Coding Books
    I Have question regarding "Medical Decision Making". If physician orders & reviews lab.....then should I give 2 points (1 point for review & 1 point for order) Or should I give just 1 point altogether?
    If anyone answers this question that will help me a lot to code/audit the charts.


  2. #2
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Review and/or order
    The guidelines state "Review and/or Order ..."

    The "and/or" means that whether
    a) you review -OR-
    b) you order -OR-
    c) you review & order
    you still only get 1 point.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CPC-E/M

  3. #3
    i agree....1 point is all you should give.

  4. #4
    North Carolina
    Here's a good website that could be useful.

    Click on "data points"--click "start"
    Click on "review or order clinical lab tests"

    This provides how many data points you can receive. Play around with this has alot of great information.
    Rebecca CPC, CPMA, CEMC

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