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Pediatric Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Code for Risk Assessment, Education in This Asthma E/M Scenario


- Published on Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Question: Our pediatrician just saw a 13-year-old female patient who had recently been to a local hospital's emergency department (ED) for breathing difficulties associated with her asthma. During the visit, which lasted about 25 minutes, our provider administered the Asthma Control Test to show the patient that the ED admission was due to her inconsistent use of medication. After the [...]





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