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Family Practice Coding Alert

Back to Basics:
Follow The 3-Year Rule To Determine Patient Status

Hint: The place of service(POS) won’t influence your choice. The first step to consider in determining the appropriate evaluation and management (E/M) code for a service your FP provides is whether the patient is new or established. Your choice is made easy if you know how to apply the three-year rule. Turn to CPT® for Guidance A key factor in [...]