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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

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Just How Many Systems' Review Suffices For a Complete ROS

Question: Instead of checking off boxes in the electronic medical record (EMR) for his review of systems (ROS), the provider just marks “all others negative” instead. Can we count on this for reporting a proper E/M code? Mississippi Subscriber Answer: There is no specific number of systems the provider needs to document alongside the “all others negative” statement. It’s actually left to [...]