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Pediatric Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Avoid Rewriting History by Differentiating between 'Brief' and 'Extended' HPI

Take this step toward fixing your E/M documentation. If you’re planning to tighten up your practice’s E/M coding (as advised in our cover story), the history of present illness (HPI) is a good place to start. Multi-symptom patients can be the top order of your day, so learn to analyze the charts and count correctly to reach the correct HPI [...]