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Pediatric Coding Alert

Confirm These 3 Elements Are in the Documentation for Time-Based coding

Before using time as the controlling factor, check off the following requirements that must be documented: The total time spent with the patient That more than 50 percent of the face-to-face time the physician spent with the patient/and or family is counseling/coordination of care. For instance, “Saw the patient’s mother and father for 30 minutes face-to-face; 25 minutes of that [...]



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