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Family Practice Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Get Clear About Reporting E/M With Physical Examinations

Question: Our FP recently saw a patient for his routine physical examination. The patient had a previous history of COPD, GERD, and depression. During the course of the examination, the patient revealed that he has been suffering from a cough for the past two weeks. Our FP checked his symptoms, performed an examination, and prescribed a new medication for the [...]