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NP vs Est Problem

Jamie Posted Sun 08th of September, 2019 20:50:36 PM
Just wanted to clarify when coding E/M for MDM, is it considered a new problem if it is new to the clinic or provider? Thank you
SuperCoder Answered Mon 09th of September, 2019 04:05:30 AM
Hi Jamie nbsp A new patient is one who nbsp has not received any professional services from the physician qualified health care professional or another physician qualified health care professional of the nbsp exact same specialty and subspecialty nbsp who belongs to the same group practice within the past three...
Jamie Posted Mon 09th of September, 2019 14:56:20 PM
So the original questions was related to the MDM when coding E M levels You have options for an Established Problem vs New Problem I just wanted to know if it is considered a new problem if it is new to the clinic or provider For example Pt was to...
SuperCoder Answered Tue 10th of September, 2019 07:45:23 AM
Hi Jamie nbsp Thank you for the follow up nbsp If same specialty provider from the same group practice is seeing the patient for the same problem Sinusitis it would be considered an established visit since doctor of same specialty and from the same group has already addressed to the...

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