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Running head: ASSIGNING EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT (E/M) CODES 1 Assigning Evaluation and Management (E/M) Codes Nicole A. Suddeth HCR/220 11/27/2011 Axia College of University of Phoenix
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ASSIGNING EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT (E/M) CODES 2 Assigning Evaluation and Management (E/M) Codes 1) Initial consultation for a 78-year-old woman with unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding. Comprehensive history and examination performed. This seems to be a new patient, and says she has comprehensive history and an examination was performed. So the codes range would be 99201-99205. I think the code used for this patient would be 99205 2) 30-year-old new patient presents complaining of flu-like symptoms characterized by unremitting cough, sinus pain, and thick nasal discharge. Expanded, problem focused examination reveals bronchitis and sinus infection. Patient is prescribed a five-day course of Zithromax. The same code range would be used for this patient 99201-99205. This patient is
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