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Primary Care Coding Alert

Case Study Corner:
Can You Code This Adolescent Acne Case Study?

Know these three simple concepts to code like an expert. An adolescent patient reports to your provider complaining of painful facial acne. Your provider documents a number of open and closed comedones, papules, and pustules on both cheeks, the forehead and chin, and opts to treat the condition. How would you go about coding this encounter? And what problems might [...]