The purpose of this assignment is to practice evaluating patient encounter notes to identify appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes to submit for billing. This is an important skill to master as an NP.
In this assignment, you are provided with three patient SOAP notes from an encounter with an NP. Using the Required Readings and Required Resources, including the E and M Chart Requirements (PDF) and E and M Coding (PDF), identify the appropriate code (i.e. 99211, 99212, 99213 etc.) that should have been billed for the visit. In addition, provide detailed rationale on how you came to this decision. Please use the Patient Billing Template (Word). PLEASE USE ATTACHED WORD DOCUMENT (WEEK 16 CODING ASSIGNMENT) TO ANSWER THIS ASSIGNMENT. The three SOAP notes have been attached for your review to answer the questions. please utilize some required readings for citation. see below. Thank you
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- Joel, L. A. (2018). Advanced practice nursing: Essentials for role development (4th ed). F.A. Davis Company.