tci E/M Coding Alert - 2013 Issue 2
Clip and Save: Get the HPI Information You Need With This Checklist
Make your provider’s job easier by providing a list of questions to cover. In “Differentiating Brief vs. Extended HPI Will Pave the Way to 99204/5 and 99214/5 Success,” you learned how to use history of present illness (HPI) to determine the E/M level reportable for your provider’s services. Now, take a look at this checklist to help determine the HPI level a service meets. When counting elements of HPI, check to see how many of these eight questions your provider answers in the notes: · What is...
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