December 2nd, 2015
By: Betsy Nicoletti (Mon, Jun/01/2015)
Established patient visits all require 2 out of 3 of history, exam, medical decision making
History required is problem focused: 1-3 HPI elements
Exam required is problem focused: 1 body area/organ system examined from the 1995 exam, or one bullet from the multi-specialty exam or any single specialty exam from 1997
Straightforward MDM (one resolved problem, one minor problem)
See the articles on auditing and the Documentation Guidelines in Codapedia.
There are sample, audited notes attached here.