Undamentals of Healthcare Technology U1IP&DB

Assignment Type: DB

Deliverable Length: 3-4 paragraphs
Points Possible: 80 Due Date: 8/31/2008 11:59:59 PM CT


When preparing a claim for billing, it is necessary to know whether the patient is a new patient or an established patient. What is the difference between a new and an established patient, and why is this distinction important when billing and coding?

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Assignment Type: IP

Deliverable Length: 1-2 pages
Points Possible: 100 Due Date: 8/31/2008 11:59:59 PM CT


An important part of determining the level of evaluation and management services provided to a patient can be based on key components and contributing factors. Using the resources available for this unit and any other resources you may find, briefly explain each part of the key components and the contributing factors. In your answer, be sure to explain each part of the key components and the contributing factors and give an example of a way to measure each. For example, history is one part of the key components and can be determined by assessing the patient s chief complaint.


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try to use as many of your own words as you can please and keep cited information to a max of 25% if possible.

thank you

also, can u try to have this done by sat night? thanks