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You Be the Coder:
Learn the Right Way to Report Prescription Refills

Question: Can you count a routine prescription refill as a moderate level of risk when determining the level of medical decision making (MDM)? Nevada Subscriber Answer: If you consult a chart to determine level of risk, such as the one CMS provides at  www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/eval-mgmt-serv-guide-ICN006764.pdf, you will see that “prescription drug management” is listed as a clinical [...]