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In Episode 103, Ms Bryans speaks to Medical Decision Making and Time as components of the new E&M codes for 2021. She then explains “complication” and addresses whether obesity can be considered a complication of diabetes mellitus and then describes correct coding for an outpatient treated by a physician for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Congratulations to Candace for winning the “mugging” for this episode.  

 

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