Awareness : Did You Know? 2017

Did You Know? Weekly Educational Series #18

For the Week of June 19, 2017-Evaluation and Management

Evaluation and Management – History of Present Illness (HPI) and negative responses

Question:

Do I get credit for negative HPI elements, e.g., if I ask the patient about modifying factors and say “no modifying factors are present” would I get credit for this HPI element?

Answer:

No, credit is not given for negative responses regarding HPI elements