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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Ease Your Dx Coding Pain with Unspecified Code

- Published on Thu, Aug 24, 2017
Question: During the course of a level-four evaluation and management (E/M) service for a new patient, the provider notes “shoulder and hip pain, right-sided. Also knee pain.” How many diagnosis codes do I need for this encounter? Florida Subscriber Answer: You’ll need three diagnosis codes to represent all the diagnoses for this 99204 (Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and [...]

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