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How to report E/M office codes when the physician is new but the patient is not

Effective Sep 11, 2019
Published Sep 16, 2019
Last Reviewed Sep 12, 2019
Question: We have a new physician that has recently joined our surgical group. Some patients from her previous practice have elected to follow her to our practice. Are these patients considered new or established? The patients are new to our practice and tax ID number; however, they are not new to the physician who is providing care to them.
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