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    03-20-2018, 05:47 AM
    Pam Brooks replied to a thread E&M level in E/M
    There's an unwritten rule that indicates that MDM and one other key component should result in determing the level of E&M visit, but nowhere is this...
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    03-07-2018, 11:00 AM
    Medicare does cover certain preventive visits; the IPPE (i.e. the 'Welcome to Medicare Visit) and the AWV (Annual Wellness Visit). There are certain...
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    02-22-2018, 11:25 AM
    Pam Brooks replied to a thread New Patients in E/M
    You can't use record review for the HPI. The HPI is the documentation of the provider asking the patient in real time, about the history of the...
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    02-22-2018, 11:16 AM
    A new patient would equate to a new problem. Workup is considered anything from lab, rad, or medicine (from a diagnostic perspective). So you have...
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    02-22-2018, 11:11 AM
    I concur with Deb. Unless the physician specifically documents that there is absolutely no impact/relationship to the reason for encounter and the...
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Dover Seacoast New Hampshire
Coding Manager
Hospital and Physician Coding


Pam Brooks, MHA, COC, PCS, CPC, AAPC Fellow
Coding Manager
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
Dover, NH 03820

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney


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