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be satisfied (history, exam and decision making) according to Hicks (July 25, 2018). What distinguish the difference between these codes are the time spent with the physician and the details provided. When the patient becomes established then the CPT code changes to 99211 – 99215, which also requires key components and details. Typical clinic outpatient visits usually fall under the code of 99214, so if providers can master the coding of this CPT, this would cover the majority of the clinics office visits. In order for the clinic to prevent costly coding errors and execute best practices, it is my recommendation that this clinic attend monthly training sessions. In addition, an audit review
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2 4 -1 Audit Activity: Evaluate Bell Curves for Providers process should be implemented immediately. Both providers and staff members should be attending these monthly sessions. All actions and quality controls policies and procedures that are put into place must be measureable to ensure the training and audit review process is working appropriately to prevent future occurrences.
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3 4 -1 Audit Activity: Evaluate Bell Curves for Providers References: Hicks, J. (July 25 th , 2018), Most Commonly Used Procedure Codes. Retrieved from:
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  • Current Procedural Terminology, The Bell Curve

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