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Using the coding techniques described in this chapter, carefully read through the case
code(s) and HCPCS code(s) and modifier(s), if appropriate. Answer the question as it gu
Howard Shires, a 78-year-old male, was diagnosed with advanced Alzheimer's disease ab
approximately 10 months. He was seen today by the nursing facility's physician, Dr. Bowye
urinary and fecal incontinence, as well as a number of other medical problems that have a
to the detailed interval history, the physician spoke with family members and the nursing s
record to create an extended history necessary for an extended review of systems (ROS).
physical exam to assess all body systems. Afterward, he wrote all new orders due to the dr
mental condition. A new complex treatment plan was created.
NOTE: The CPT Changes: An Insider's View; CPT Assistant and Clinical Examples are not co
What is the principal procedure code?
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- Marcie Rubida