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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Documentation:
New MAC Tip Reminds Practices What Ancillary Staff Can -- and Cannot -- Document

Documenting HPI is the job of the doctor or NPP. Your ancillary staff might be quite adept at recording your documentation — but if they document too much, your notes might not be applicable to your coding choices. That’s the word from a new E/M Tip that Part B MAC Palmetto GBA issued last week, reminding doctors what ancillary staff [...]