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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Check MAC Advice on Refills and MDM

Question: Can you count a routine prescription refill as a moderate level of risk when determining the level of medical decision making (MDM) for an evaluation and management (E/M) service? SuperCoder Subscriber Answer: If you consult a Medicare chart to determine the level of risk, you’ll see that “prescription drug management” is listed as a clinical example of a moderate [...]