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Pediatric Coding Alert

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Diagnosing Type I Diabetes

Question: I have recently started working for a pediatric practice, and I’ve got a claim in front of me that gives me pause. Encounter notes indicate that the pediatrician performed a level-four evaluation and management (E/M) service for a new patient suffering from type 1 diabetes with moderate nonproliferative retinopathy and macular edema. That’s all the information I have to go [...]