Evaluation and management (E/M) services are often provided and documented in a standard format. One such format is SOAP notes. What does SOAP represent?
A) Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
B) Statement, Observation, Action, Prepare
C) Symptoms, Objective, Auscultation, Percussion
D) Subjective, Observation, Action, Plan
What are five tips for coding operative (op) reports?
A) Look for key words, Ignore unfamiliar words, Skip the body, Ignore pathology reports, Only code procedures from the header
B) Diagnosis code reporting, Start with the procedures listed, Look for key words, Highlight unfamiliar words, Read the body
C) Highlight familiar words, Look for key words, Read the body, Only code what you have highlighted, Code procedure only
D) Read the headers only, Look for key words, Highlight familiar words, Ignore pathology report, Code diagnosis only
Evaluation and management services are often provided in a standard format such as SOAP notes. What does the acronym SOAP stand for?:
A) Scope, Observation, Action, Plan
B) Source, Opinion, Advice, Provider
C) Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
D) Standard, Objective, Activity, Period