identify the number of systems and bulleted points in the note the level of medical complexity encompassed
Review the SOAP note accessed through this link. For purposes of the assignment, the patient is a ‘new patient’ in the practice. New Patient SOAP Note Download New Patient SOAP Note Initial Post Use your lecture materials to determine what CPT E&M Code to utilize for this ‘new patient’ encounter. You may choose to assign the code based on the anticipated/guestimate amount of time the provider would spend with the patient in the encounter or you may choose to utilize the Medical Decision Making (MDM) approach. If you choose the MDM include the following information in your discussion: the level of history taking achieved – identify the history elements present the type of exam performed – identify the number of systems and bulleted points in the note the level of medical complexity encompassed – include # of points for a) diagnoses/management options, b) amount/complexity of data reviewed, and c) level of risk for complications, morbidity, mortality Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis and include peer-reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position. Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with in-text citations and corresponding references in APA format.