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Urology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Remember This About ‘Extended’ HPI Reporting

Question: One of our physician assistants believes that if she has an extended HPI, she can report the high-level E/M codes. We believe there’s more to it than that. Can you advise? Michigan Subscriber Answer: No, an extended history of present illness (HPI) does not guarantee a higher-level E/M code but without an extended HPI you aren’t able to report [...]

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