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Unformatted text preview: existing patient with an established history so I believe that 99211 would be the best E/M code to use. 62-year-old diabetic female presents for check-up and dressing change of wound on left foot. Examination reveals that the wound is healing. Nurse applied new dressing and patient will return for check-up in one week. 99212 I chose 99212 due to the fact that the patient has diabetes and is there for a routine check-up and to change the dressing on her foot. Since the wound is healing and the patient will return for another check-up I believe 99212 is the best E/M code. A mother brings in her six-month-old male child for routine wellness check. Examination reveals the child to be in good health and making adequate progress. 99215 This was a routing wellness check. A wellness check is an extensive visit to make sure the baby is doing well and developing on schedule....
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- Fall '10