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Family Practice Coding Alert

CPT® Coding Strategies:

Cue Into Accurate Newborn Exam Reporting With This Guidance

Hint: Use new patient or established codes depending on previous review of the infant. When your FP sees a newborn child following discharge from the hospital, you’ll need to consider patient status, timing of the visit, and any medical conditions from which the child is suffering to determine whether to report the visit with a “well visit” or a “problem-oriented [...]